Viktor Aleksandrovich Demidov, Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Academician if Russian Academy of Sciences, the Pro-rector of the Volga Region Academy of Sport and Tourism, celebrated his 70th anniversary last Sunday.
Yusup Yakubov, the Rector of the Academy, said that was not an everyday event. Congratulating V. Demidov at the meeting of the Academic Council, the rector gave him a letter of gratitude on behalf of the whole collective. This prominent day was marked by the Certificate of Appreciation presented by the Minister of Education and Science, Engel Fattakhov for education and upbringing future generation, and the Certificate of Appreciation presented by the Minister of Youth Affairs, Sport and Tourism, Rafis Burganov, for good results in Physical Culture and Sport.
Viktor Demidov is known for his active participation in achieving license and accreditation for the academy, forming the teachers’ staff, enrolling students, etc. His great professional experience, personal authority and human qualities, which were repeatedly mentioned during the evening, made Viktor Demidov the part of the history of the Volga Region Academy of Sport and Tourism. ‘I hope that we will work for many years so far,’ underlined Yusup Yakubov. ‘Because this anniversary is just at the beginning of a long way’.
This event was also visited by the members of Demidov’s family, many of whom work for the Academy these days.