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Sports

Norilsk residents to go in for curling

Norilsk residents to go in for curling

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Curling section opens in Kayerkan. In the ice palace, the preparatory work is being completed and the equipment is being set up. For future athletes, the necessary equipment for the game have already been purchased: brushes, sliders, ice blocks sets, a watering can for creating ...

Norilsk Nickel FC makes progress with Siberian State University

Norilsk Nickel FC makes progress with Siberian State University

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The first youth team of the Major League appeared in the Krasnoyarsk region. It is now the Norilsk Nickel main team’s backup. The creation of the double became part of the cooperation between the Siberian Federal University (SFU) and the mini-football club. The team has ...

Ol-Gul becomes modern sports center

Ol-Gul becomes modern sports center

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Norilsk Development Agency (NDA) and the city administration continue to implement the project of gradual transformation of the Ol-Gul ski base to the modern family sports and tourism center. According to the base development concept, the mooring zone, a multifunctional sports ground, yoga-terrace, a ...

Athletes from all over Russia took part in Taimyr trail

Athletes from all over Russia took part in Taimyr trail

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Norilsk Trail 2022 cross-country race, the first one in the Taimyr history, was attended by 40 athletes from Dudinka, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Sheregesh, Omsk and Novosibirsk. Fans of running in nature competed in three distances: 5, 10 and 20 kilometers. Participants started and finished in ...

Norilsk Trail 2022 recruits volunteers

Norilsk Trail 2022 recruits volunteers

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The first Norilsk Trail cross-country race in Taimyr will take place this Sunday, August 21st. Trail participants will cover distances of 5, 10 or 20 kilometers. Ascents, descents, landscape changes and, of course, inspiring views of northern nature await them on the route. And now ...

Water competitions held on city lake

Water competitions held on city lake

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On Athlete's Day, Norilsk kayakers and SUP surfers tried out a new competition site - lake Gorodskoye, which has recently undergone a large-scale cleaning. Previously, the Smooth Water rowing competition was held on Dolgoye lake. And this summer, the Norilsk Development Agency, together with the ...

Degrees, miles, meters:  big swim took place on lake Lama

Degrees, miles, meters:  big swim took place on lake Lama

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. This championship is also called a cold swim, because the water in the lakes on the Plateau Putorana is never warm in the usual sense. Therefore, the participants had a long and careful training, not just to pass the distance, but, without exaggeration, do ...

Mass cold swim’s participants went to Plateau Putorana

Mass cold swim’s participants went to Plateau Putorana

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The project is being implemented with the active participation of the Norilsk Development Agency (ARN) and the Nornickel’s support. The World Open Water Swimming Championship’s stage will be held on the Plateau Putorana for the second time. 18 swimmers from Norilsk, Moscow, the Moscow region ...

Norilsk resident set 13 world records in weightlifting

Norilsk resident set 13 world records in weightlifting

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Norilsk resident Gennady Murashov became the Russian Weightlifting Championship winner among older age groups’ athletes in Tula. The northerner took the first place and became the absolute champion in his weight class of 81 kilograms and in the 70–74 years group. Dmitry Karasev noted that ...