Russia was the first in the world to recognize sports programming as an official sport

As part of SPIEF-2022, the head of the Ministry of Digital Development Maksut Shadayev and the Minister of Sports Oleg Matytsin announced the creation in Russia

Sports Programming Federation. Discuss

It should be noted that the Russian Federation became the first country inworld, which recognized this discipline as an official sport. At the same time, the Federation will develop the direction, including through the organization and holding of championships within the country.

It is also expected that representatives of the country's IT sector will also take part in the development of the project.

We are convinced that sports programmingwill become a popular mass sport in our country, which is famous for its outstanding programmers. We plan that over time, each educational institution, whether it be a school or a university, will have its own section on sports programming.

Maksut ShadayevHead of the Ministry of Digital Development

It is expected that the first All-Russian championship in algorithmic and product programming will take place in December 2022.