On July 8, the Rus recreation center in the town of Tchaikovsky hosted a regional rowing championship for kayaks, canoes and dragon boats. The competition involved nine teams from sports clubs based in the Perm Territory. The team of Gazprom Transgaz Tchaikovsky was represented by the company’s Corporate Security Service (CSS).
The CSS came out on top in the D-10 (10 rowers) standings in the 200- and 500-meter races.
On June 15–17, Orenburg hosted the final round of the 2017–2018 season of the national Men’s Premier League table tennis championship.
Twelve of Russia’s best table tennis teams vied for gold. Fakel-Gazprom made it to the finals without a single defeat. Less fortunate was last year’s champion, UMMC from Verkhnyaya Pyshma (Sverdlovsk Region), as they lost 0–3 to the Orenburg team in the first match.
On June 15, six employees of Gazprom Komplektatsiya ascended to the top of Elbrus, the highest mountain in Russia and Europe.
The team of enthusiasts, who had not had extensive climbing experience, headed to the foot of Mount Elbrus on June 10 to get ready and acclimatize themselves for the climb. The climbers then moved to a mountain camp at an altitude of 3,900 meters to begin special training sessions.
On May 28, the first stage of the Optimists of the Northern Capital. Gazprom Cup regatta series concluded in St. Petersburg. The event was arranged by the Sailing Academy and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club with the backing of Gazprom Transgaz Saint Petersburg.
The now-traditional competition is in its seventh consecutive season. The regatta’s first stage featured a record number of participants – 157 racers from St. Petersburg, Moscow and the Moscow Region, Nizhny Novgorod, Azov, Sevastopol, Togliatti, Vyborg, Novorossiysk, Khabarovsk, and Krasnoyarsk. The athletes were divided into two groups, one for established Russian leaders and one for young novices. The races are meant to promote youth sailing in St. Petersburg and the Russian Federation at large.