EVRAZ Sponsors Judo Championship in Yekaterinburg

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, May 23, 2017. A series of fights that were part of Judo Grand Slam international competition were held in Yekaterinburg on May 19-21, EVRAZ Holding Ural’s Corporate Relations Center reports.

The ore mining/metallurgical holding acted as the event’s official sponsor.

‘Judo Grand Slam series is one of the key IJF events that always gathers together the best sports players from Russia, Japan, France, Azerbaijan, Germany, Brazil, and other countries.

I’m positive that Judo Grand Slam’s arrival in Yekaterinburg is a big thing for the local sports lovers. We are happy to support such a large-scale international judo championship. EVRAZ invests some 150m RUR in sports initiatives in Sverdlovsk Region every year. If this competition promotes the sport’s local popularity, if our children choose a healthier lifestyle as a result, we’ll consider our goals achieved,’ says EVRAZ Vice President and head of the holding’s Ural division Maxim Andriasov.

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