Gazprom Transgaz Samara basketball players – silver winners of Volga Region Championship

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Gazprom Transgaz Samara basketball players – silver winners of Volga Region Championship

From May 23 to 25 Samara hosted the Volga Federal District Basketball Championship among men’s amateur teams. Taking part in the competitions were sportsmen from Samara, Tolyatti, Saratov, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Kirov, Almetyevsk. Not only did the Gazprom Transgaz Samara basketball team defend the company’s honor, but also represented the Samara Region as the winner of the regional competitions.

Scoring two victories, the Gazprom Transgaz Samara team reached the finals, where the Samara natives faced the basketball players from Kazan. The match ended by a score of 51:46 for Kazan. The gas workers became the silver winners of the Volga Federal District Basketball Championship of the Interregional Amateur Basketball League. Vyacheslav Gordeev, player of the Samara team was awarded an individual prize as the best center of the Championship.

Background

Gazprom Transgaz Samara is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom focused on natural gas transmission through seven Russian regions: the Samara, Ulyanovsk, Orenburg (locally), Penza and Saratov Regions as well as the Republics of Mordovia and Tatarstan. The company operates some 4.5 thousand kilometers of gas trunklines and gas branches, conveying about 85 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year. Gazprom Transgaz Samara comprises 18 branches, 17 compressor workshops, 145 gas distribution stations and 10 CNG filling stations. The company’s environmental management system was certified for compliance with the ISO 14001:2004 standard. There are about five thousand people employed at the company.

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