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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 ...

Nornickel Curling Cup guests appreciated Ayka sports hall in Norilsk

Nornickel Curling Cup guests appreciated Ayka sports hall in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR.The solemn opening ceremony of the Nornickel Curling Cup international tournament was held at the Taimyr ice arena. Its main event was Ilya Averbuh’s show program and the famous figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva’s performance. The guests shared their impressions on Norilsk and Dudinka. Taimyr and ...

Arctic Curling Cup winners announced in Dudinka

Arctic Curling Cup winners announced in Dudinka

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Sixth International Curling Tournament Nornickel Curling Cup closing ceremony took place on the Taimyr ice arena in Dudinka. This year the competitions were held in a modified format: the strongest men's and women's teams competed for the Arctic Cup. Russia was represented by several ...

Nornickel Curling Cup opened in Dudinka

Nornickel Curling Cup opened in Dudinka

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. For the sixth time, Dudinka has become the center of attraction for famous athletes: on May 26, the games of the international Nornickel Curling Cup tournament started at the Taimyr ice arena. Traditionally, the competition was organized by the Russian Curling Federation with the ...

X-WATERS Plateau Putorana-2022 Norilsk team includes 20 athletes

X-WATERS Plateau Putorana-2022 Norilsk team includes 20 athletes

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The team from Norilsk for the mass cold swim on lake Lama X-WATERS Plateau Putorana - 2022 included not 10, but 20 athletes. The organizers made this decision after the qualifying swim for participation in the stage of the World Open Water Swimming Championship, which ...