Lokobasket School League’ superfinals were held in Krasnodar

The superfinals of the XVII season of Lokobasket School league have finished at the "Lokomotiv Kuban" Youth training center.

For almost a week, from May 12 to 17, the All-Russian school basketball festival was held in the Lokomotiv-Kuban youth training facility. Almost 300,000 participants from 47 regions of our country took part in the qualification, and 32 best teams (16 of boys & 16 of girls) received the pass to fight for gold medals.

According to a good and long-standing tradition, the final day of the competition included not only the golden medal games. The Friends of Basketball game is always a special event, which this time also received a lot of enthusiastic reviews from the audience.

Today’s functionaries and sports managers, deputies and legendary athletes, with passion and youthful enthusiasm, held a friendly match, in which, despite the score, of course, Friendship won!

As for the most important games, the victory was taken by the girls from Primorsky Krai, and by the boys from Yugra.

Andrei Vedishchev, the president of Lokobasket School league & Lokomotiv Kuban PBC

We have witnessed a real sports festival today! The girls from Primorsky Krai made a pleasant surprise; the boys from Yugra showed a good level. Thanks to our partners, JSC Russian Railways and the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, for their support, as well as the regional ministries of sports. We have a big country, and we want as many regions as possible to participate in our championship! We will strive for this, and I believe that our strength and resources will be enough to unite everyone!

Two following places on the women’s pedestal took Penza and Novosibirsk regions, respectively. Among boys, second place went to Novgorod region, and third place to Karelia.

Individual awards:

MVP: Alexey Degtyarev (Yugra)
Best defender: Denis Tereshin (Stavropol krai)
Best forward: Evgeniy Tiranov (Karelia)
Best center: Maxim Gorbachev (Novgorod region)

MVP: Arina Golomazova (Primorsky krai)
Best defender: Albina Pavlova (Penza region)
Best forward: Sofia Vasilenko (Novosibirsk region)
Best center: Lana Khanova (Kabardino-Balkarian Republic)

The 2023/24 season of the Lokobasket School League is over! See you next season!

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