Athletes from Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg win five prizes in snocross race

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On December 16, Novy Urengoy hosted the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area Snocross Championship and Tournament. The competition, which was dedicated to the memory of Andrey Ushakov, featured some 60 racers from sports and engineering clubs based in Nadym, Novy Urengoy, Muravlenko, and Surgut.

Racing in winter chill and snow
Racing in winter chill and snow

Racing in winter chill and snow

Athletes from Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg won five prizes in the race. Dmitry Sklyarov earned silver in the most prestigious category – Men. Another silver medal, this time in the Sports category, went to Vladislav Savinov. Yaroslav Barmin won the top prize for boys aged 5 to 7. Finally, Alexander Kryakov and Maxim Ryleev came in second and third among juniors.

Winners and awardees
Winners and awardees

Winners and awardees

Traditionally, competitions dedicated to the memory of Andrey Ushakov are held at the beginning of every snowmobile season in Russia.

Participant in children’s race
Participant in children’s race

Participant in children’s race

Background

Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. It operates in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.

The company is focused on gas and gas condensate production. Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg holds licenses for the development and production of hydrocarbons from the Yamburgskoye and Zapolyarnoye fields and is getting ready for commercial production at the Severo-Kamennomyssky, Kamennomysskoye-Sea, Obsky, Chugoryakhinsky, Tazovsko-Zapolyarny and Yuzhno-Parusovy subsurface areas, as well as the Parusovy, Severo-Parusovy and Semakovsky areas as part of joint ventures. The company is also responsible for the development of the Antipayutinskoye and Tota-Yakhinskoye fields.

Gas treatment is carried out at 14 comprehensive gas treatment units and 5 pre-treatment units.

Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg employs around 11,000 people. The company is headquartered in Novy Urengoy.

Gazprom Dobycha Yamburg pays great attention to promoting snowmobile racing. In 1995, one of the company’s subdivisions set up a sports and engineering club (SEC) named Yamburg. Today, SEC Yamburg is recognized as a leading center of snowmobile racing in Russia. Its members have repeatedly won national championships in team snocross racing and represented Russia at European tournaments and World Cups.

 

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