The fifth anniversary ARMZ sports festival (Spartakiad) took place on September 23 at the stadium Krasnaya Presnya. This year the sporting event was confined to the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Uranium Holding ARMZ and therefore was conducted in a particularly festive atmosphere.
The festival was started with an awards ceremony during which the best of the best were awarded with letters of commendation of the State Corporation Rosatom. The list of corporate awards was enlarged with the letter of commendation for the effective organization of the management system of the Russian uranium mining assets, for enhancement of the economical efficiency of the enterprises and dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the Holding.
“ARMZ is a young company having a rich history with the people, professionals thinking the same way, aimed at success being the main property and potential at all times. Anniversary of the Holding is our devisional holiday and its format will certainly help us to become a more effective and united team. Let the way to the victory be honest and let the result be fair!” – Director General of ARMZ Vladimir Verhovtsev welcomed the participants opening the Spartakiad with these words.
Looking at the parade of the sportsmen Nikolay Petrovich Petrukhin, the veteran of the nuclear industry, expressed his confidence with these words: «I am sure that thanks to such active and self-motivated young people the future of the Russian uranium mining complex, one of the biggest in the world, its development and prospects are in safe keeping.»
Spartakiad has become a good tradition people wait for, prepare for and are proud of its results. The teams of JSC Atomredmetzoloto, PJSC PIMCU, JSC Khiagda, JSC Dalur, JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii,JSC Rusburmash, JSC Elkon MMP, ARMZ Service LLC took part in the event. The sportsmen were contending in 10 sports including the most showy and excitable like football, volleyball, arm-wrestling and rope pulling.
The program of the event was made so that all the participants could find his “cup of tea”. Along with the professional sports they could participate in competitions, flashmobs, fitness workouts and other activities. School sports day, streetball and animation were organized for children. Festive menu served in the buffet zone was aimed to refresh the sport spirit.
The leaderboard was traditionally headed by the team of PJSC PIMCU. The cup for the 2nd place was shared by the teams of ARMZ and Rusburmash who placed bronze medalist VNIPIpromtechnologii several points behind.
The celebration was for everyone, it united not only the employees of the enterprises, but also their family members into unite teams whose main and firm principle is “be one step ahead”.