In order to popularize and promote swimming as an important means of strengthening children's health, familiarizing them with a healthy lifestyle, identifying children talented in sports, the Goldenfish Swimming Festival was held in the institutions of general secondary education in the Minsk region for the prizes of Alexandra Gerasimeni.
The competitions were held in three stages. More than 4 thousand children and their parents took part in district and city competitions. The program included individual swimmers at 25 m freestyle (in two age groups among boys and girls) and relaying family teams 3 x 25 m freestyle.
On April 8, 2017 in Barysau the final of the regional Swimming Festival "Goldfish" was held for the prizes of Alexandra Gerasimeni.
More than 100 young sportsmen from 12 districts of the region, winners and prize-winners of district competitions demonstrated strength of mind and skill on water paths. Many children took part in regional competitions for the first time. This day was a day of intense struggle, a day of victories and losses. The final was a spectacular, bright and memorable sporting event.
All winners and prize-winners were waited with awards - cups, medals, diplomas from management of formation of the Minsk regional executive committee.