News about sports events
On June 16 - 17, the XV Open Water Sports Championship “Yaha - Marathon 2018” took place, in which the team of OJSC Severneftegazprom took part.
These competitions, organized by the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Administration of the City of New Urengoy and MAI “Center for Development of Physical Culture and Sports”, traditionally mark the beginning of the calendar summer.
Started at noon on June 16 in the area of the Yubileynoye field (797 km), the finish - on June 17 at the city beach around 16.00 pm. Athletes (men, women) who are at least 18 years old, have the skills and experience of managing a kayak, a medical certificate with a medical admission, an accident insurance policy, and are able to swim are allowed to participate in the competition. In total, 30 crews took part in the competition.
The team of OJSC Severneftegazprom consisted of 3 crews who were to raft on the bends and shoals of the Sade-Yakh and Evo-Yakh rivers.
Much attention has been paid to the safety of the marathon participants - all in helmets and water jackets. The service of administrative and economic support and the Youth Council of OJSC Severneftegazprom were jointly responsible for the preparation of our team for the swim. And they did an excellent job.
The swim took place in two stages along a route 82 km long with an intermediate stop in a specially organized camp. Here, athletes could relax and gain strength before the next stage.
Following the results of the swim at a distance, the representatives of the Society began 7, 11 and 15. The crew showed the best result as an engineer of the production and technical department and chairman of the Youth Council Ravil Bilalov and leading surveyor Yevgeny Nokhrin.
Congratulations to our athletes with a successful and worthy passage of this difficult distance!