Figure skating competition backed by Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk held in Sakhalin Region
On April 21, a regional figure skating competition concluded at the Kristall sports school in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Region.
The event, which was supported by Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, drew more than 70 athletes aged between 8 and 16 from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Vladivostok, Ussuriysk, Khabarovsk, Artyom, and Kholmsk.
Fakel sports and technical club of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy emerges victorious in 2018/2019 snocross season
On April 13–14, Novy Urengoy hosted the 7th round of the 2019 Russian Snocross Championship and Tournament organized by the National Russian Motorcycle Federation. After the final round of the competition, the Fakel sports and technical club of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy was declared the winner of the Russian Snocross Championship in team standings.
Fifty snowmobile racers from Novy Urengoy, Muravlenko, Surgut, Almetyevsk and the Tyumen Region covered a track on a man-made snow surface with ramps and tight turns. The competition was held in the following classes: Juniors, Adults-Supersport A, Adults-Supersport B, and Boys.
The traditional handing over of the trophy cups won in ice yacht tournaments by the Gazprom Racing Team to Georgy Fokin, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Saint Petersburg, took place at the company's head office on April 1, 2019.
The Gazprom Racing Team, a St. Petersburg-based ice yacht crew consisting of Oleg Vasiliev, Ruslan Rudenko, Vadim Bikhler, Alexander Vostronosov and Valentina Kozlova, took the top spots in all races of the season.
On March 23–24, the finals of the Ski Jumping World Cup for ladies were held in Tchaikovsky, Perm Territory, with Gazprom as a general sponsor.
Based on qualification round results, 42 female athletes, including eight Russians, made it to the starting line. Norway's Maren Lundby won a clear lead on the HS140 hill. She secured her victory with the jumps of 128 meters and 137.5 meters. The silver went to Germany's Juliane Seyfarth, who was behind the leader by 12.9 points, while 19-year-old Nika Kriznar from Slovenia won the bronze.
On March 17, the Gazprom-Ugra futsal club won its fourth Russian Cup title in Yugorsk, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra.
In the final play-off game of the Russian Cup 2018/2019, FC Gazprom-Ugra played on its home turf against FC Tyumen. After a convincing victory, Gazprom-Ugra won the main trophy based on the results of two matches.
Karate fighters from the Shotokan Transgaz Stavropol sports club made a strong showing at the 13th Russian championship in the eastern martial art Shotokan Karate-do held from March 1 to 3 in Shchelkovo, Moscow Region.
The tournament brought together over 1,500 athletes from 40 regions across the country. The Stavropol Territory was represented exclusively by the employees of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol. The championship served as a mandatory stage in the pre-qualification process for Russia's national team prior to the international competitions in the new sports season.
From February 21 to 24, the city of Novy Urengoy hosted the annual Open Ice Hockey Tournament among adult teams for the Cup of Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy.
The ice arena of the Fakel Sports Center brought together eight teams from Orenburg, Beloyarsky, Strezhevoy, Noyabrsk, and Novy Urengoy.
On February 16, the Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk Spartakiada Games 2019 kicked off the new sports season with an opening ceremony at the Zenit sports and health complex. This year, 16 teams will vie for the cup of the Spartakiada Games in 14 sports disciplines.
The event started with a parade of athletes, more than a thousand of which are taking part in the competition this year. In a following ceremony, winners of the previous Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk Spartakiada Games – team captains from the Gubkinsky Gas Production Site and the Shift Worker Camp Management Directorate – raised the Russian flag.
On February 1, the Gazovik sports complex in Tatishchevo, Perevolotsky District, hosted a children’s volleyball tournament sponsored by Gazprom Dobycha Orenburg. The tournament brought together five school volleyball teams.
On February 3, the Molodost sports center in Nadym hosted the opening ceremony of the 2019–2020 season of Gazprom Dobycha Nadym’s Spartakiada Games: the 19th Employees’ Spartakiada Games, the 8th Children’s Spartakiada Games, and the 6th Executives’ Spartakiada Games.
On January 20, the ice hockey rink of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy in the city of Novy Urengoy hosted a charity event of the United Future: Good to Children program. The match, held as part of the Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy men’s ice hockey championship for teams from the company’s branches, had been initiated and supported by the company’s management and the united primary trade union organization, Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy Profsoyuz.
In his opening address, Alexander Koryakin, Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy, stressed the importance of the United Future: Good to Children program, which was developed jointly by the company and the Yamine Charity Foundation at the end of last year, and also thanked all of the guests for their proactive approach in helping young residents of Novy Urengoy. In addition, Alexander Koryakin wished the hockey players good luck in the matches, and all young participants of the program big and small victories in their lives, studies and sports.