Athletes from Shvabe Holding demonstrated good results at the 24th Yalamov Memorial International Christmas Sports Competitions.
It was a close win for athletes from Shvabe - Sport, a Holding enterprise, who earned three gold medals, three silver medals, and one bronze medal for 500, 1,000, and 3,000 m races (men's and women's).
Gold medals were awarded to Ekaterina Poistogova (1,000 m), Honored Master of Sports, Stepan Poistogov (1,000 m), International Master of Sports, and Pavel Trenikhin (500 m), International Master of Sports. Silver medals were awarded to: Nikolai Chavkin (3,000 m), International Master of Sports, Anastasia Bazdyreva (1,000 m), Master of Sports, and Victoria Khabarova (500 m), Candidate Master of Sports. The bronze medal was awarded to Irina Takuntseva (500 m), Master of Sports.
The competitions were traditionally held in early January in the Sports and Recreational Center “Shvabe - Sport”. A total of 13 sets of medals were awarded at the Christmas Sports. Women competed in 60 m, 300 m, 500 m, 1,000 m, and 2,000 m races, and 60 m hurdles; men, in 60 m, 300 m, 500 m, 1,000 m, and 3,000 m races, 60 m hurdles, and high jumping.
Sportsmen from 34 Russian cities and athletes from Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Turkey, Kenya, and Ukraine took part in the competitions. The participants included 63 Masters of Sports of Russia, 42 International Masters of Sports, and 4 Honored Masters of Sports.