Uralvagonzavod Corporation's team takes part in Ready for Work and Defense event in Magnitogorsk

July 16, 2014. The team of Uralvagonzavod Scientific & Production Corporation took part in a sports event Ready for Work and Defense in Magnitogorsk on July 12, 2014.
According to the corporation's press service, 40 representatives of the corporation's member enterprises who won in-company sports contests were on the team.
'In addition to the corporation's workers, teams from Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, Chelyabinsk Electrical & Metallurgical Works, and Dynamo Sports Club took part in the competition. Ural Military & Sports Fund acted as the coordinator of the event,' the press service says.
Sports players competed in a 100-meter race, long jumps, shot-put, push-ups, sit-ups, and shooting. Racing in water in a camouflage uniform with a rifle behind one's back was the main challenge, yet because of the cold weather it was actually optional.
'All of the team members went through this challenge and proved the best. The corporation workers were also very good at individual competitions: Yulia Galimova was the best 100-meter racer, and Galina Baturina won the first prize in long jumps,' the press service says.
The corporation's team came second in the end, it was only outstripped by the championship hosts, the Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works team. All of the team members passed the Ready for Work and Defense physical standards and got 30 gold and 6 silver Ready for Work and Defense badges and certificates. Besides, the team was awarded a trophy cup for the first place in the push-up/sit-up segment.

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