The Mayor of Kazan awarded Andrey Pisarev, a hockey player, for his contribution to the development of sports of Tatarstan
The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin presented the award
to Andrey Pisarev, Master of sports of the USSR and three-time world champion
in hockey among veterans, director of the Smena sports school. He was awarded
the honorary title “Honored Worker of Physical Culture of the republic of
Tatarstan” by decree of Tatarstan President for his contribution to the
development of physical culture and sports of Tatarstan.
Andrey Konstantinovich Pisarev was born on January 17,
1961 in Kazan. He started playing hockey at the age of nine. The athlete played
for such hockey teams as Uritsky Sports Club (Kazan), Tan (Kazan), Neftekhimik
(Nizhnekamsk), Progress (Glazov) and Ak Bars (Kazan). In 2015, Andrey Pisarev
headed the Smena sports school.
Ilsur Metshin congratulated the hockey player on his
According to Andrey Pisarev, today in Kazan the
younger generation has all the conditions for sports - new sports complexes,
well-equipped hockey rinks and much more. When answering the question how to
achieve success in sports, Andrey Pisarev says confidently - “Enjoying your
work will lead to success”.
The award ceremony took place the day before at the Zilant
sports complex before the friendly match of Tatarstan hockey veterans. The
teams included the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin, hockey veterans Andrey
Pisarev, Andrey Makarov, Rafik Yakubov, Ravil Fazleev, Alexander Rybakov and
information, Kazan regularly hosts matches with participation of legends of
Kazan and Tatarstan hockey. At the end of last year, the honored coach of
Russia, one of the best hockey players in the country, Gennady Maslov, took
part in a friendly match with students of lyceum №182 in the Salavat
Kupere residential complex.