Makhachkala, December 3, 2015. The first republican contest "Athlete of the Year" has been launched in Dagestan. The completion consisting of two stages involves athletes from only the capital of Dagestan.
Both stages will be held from November 23 to 15 December in Makhachkala. On the first stage, the organizing committee accepts applications. On the second stage, the competent jury and the electronic SMS-voting will choose the best athlete of the year. The prizes will be awarded in five categories: "The young athlete of 18 years", "Sport for All", "The best coach", "The queen of sports", "The athlete of the Year." The jury consists of prominent athletes, politicians and experts in the field of sport.
The solemn awarding ceremony will take place December 16 in the cinema palace "Russia". The competition is open to athletes aged 14-35 years living in Makhachkala and other towns belonging to the municipality.