New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program

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A new sports and recreation center built by Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod as part of the Gazprom for Children program was inaugurated on September 9, 2016, in the city of Ivanovo.

New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program
New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program

Sports and recreation center in Ivanovo

The opening ceremony was attended by the company’s executive management, local sports associations and ensembles, and Spartakiada Games participants from all branches of Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod. More than 400 performers and athletes took part in the event that night.

New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program
New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program

Spectacular show arranged by local sports associations for opening ceremony

New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program
New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program

Ivanovo’s top performers featured in opening ceremony

With its cutting-edge sports equipment, the sports and recreation center is perfect for personal workouts and team training sessions. The center can receive up to 500 persons daily.

New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program
New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program

Over 400 athletes and artists take part in opening ceremony

“One can play competitive sports here: futsal, volleyball, basketball, and table tennis. Visitors will have a chance to master various martial arts, work out at the gym, and do aerobics and fitness,” said Mikhail Sysuev, Head of the Ivanovskoye gas pipeline operation center.

New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program
New sports and recreation center opened in Ivanovo under Gazprom for Children program

Employees of Ivanovskoye gas pipeline operation center attend opening ceremony with their families

“Thanks to this center everyone will have the opportunity to improve their health and fitness. It will only produce champions!” said Arkady Bashkov, Deputy Director General for corporate security at Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod.

Background

Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom that delivers natural gas to Europe, as well as to 15 regions in the Volga and Central Federal Districts of the Russian Federation.

The company’s gas transmission system is comprised of trunklines stretching for over 13,000 kilometers and conveying some 170 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod operates 54 compressor workshops, 284 gas compressor units, 374 gas distribution stations, and 11 CNG filling stations. The company’s efficiency is achieved through 25 branches, including 16 gas pipeline operation centers, the Engineering Center, the Emergency Response and Recovery Directorate, the Procurement Directorate, the Utility Vehicles and Special-Purpose Machinery Directorate, the Volgoavtogaz company, and the Staff Training Center.

The ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system is in effect at Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod. The company employs around 11,000 people. It is headquartered in Nizhny Novgorod.

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