Today the first oak was planted there, around which the Garden of Sports Glory of St. Petersburg will grow. Veterans of sports, ZakSa deputies and commentator Gennady Orlov took part in the ceremony.
"There is a good tradition now - to revive the green zones, and today in this area trees have already been planted in honor of the Olympic champions of different years. On this territory, it is planned to make a project to create a sports glory garden of Leningrad and St. Petersburg athletes in all sports, "said the chairman of the ZakS Commission on Physical Culture and Sports, Yuri Avdeev. He also said that in the autumn it is planned to install a foundation stone on the site of the future garden.