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27 June 2017

Over 200 employees took part in NLMK Metalware Games

More than 200 employees of NLMK Group's Long Products Division (NLMK Metalware, NLMK Ural and NLMK Ural Service) from Beryozovsky, Revda and Rezh took part in the sports festival.

The sports festival was held on Saturday, June 17, at Gornyak stadium. Not only family members but also long-standing employees gathered at the stadium to cheer the participants up. Fanis Khusainov, NLMK Metalware CEO, welcomed the participants and, by tradition, took part in a mini-football match.

Fanis Khusainov, NLMK Metalware CEO, said: "Our Company employs more than 660 people. Sports festivals and active leisure are team-building activities leading to a stronger team. This winter we skied, in the spring we organized swimming, chess and tennis competitions. Summer sports festival is a sporting event, where we sum up the results of all competitions and award winners”.

This year the participants competed in six disciplines: track and field athletics, weight-lifting, mini-football, sit-ups push-ups and tug-of-war. The number of contestants is growing every year. In 2016 160 people took part in the sports festival.

The plant's white-collar employees competed with shop-floor workers from various shops: the nail shop, steel wire shop and fastenings shop. The ladies of the central laboratory could not stay away from the festival and won the first place in the tug-of-war competition. The employees’ children took part in competitions for children, where all contestants received sweet prizes. And, finally, the plant's employees participated in the Plant's sports day.

This year's winner of the Sports festival was the steel wire shop team; the nail shop team took silver and rollers took bronze. Fanis Khusainov congratulated the athletes and awarded them with certificates and gifts.