22.02.2011  Public Information Centre of Kursk NPP

Kursk NPP: a team of nuclear scientists has won the city championship in kettlebell lifting

In Kurchatov, the city of Kursk nuclear scientists there was a kettlebell lifting championship timed to coincide with February 23. Representatives of the city force structures as well as warriors-internationalists Р veterans of military operations in Afghanistan and the North Caucasus took part in the event.

Deputy Director of Kursk NPP for personnel management Alexander Apalkov welcomed the sportsmen when opening the event in Kaskad military and sports club. He congratulated all the participants on the coming Defender of the Motherland Day, wished them good luck in the competition. Head of Kurchatov district Alexander Yarygin welcomed the weight-lifters on behalf of warriors-internationalists. 

There was individual and team competition in five weight categories. The nuclear scientists headed the list in each of them with clear advantage.

As a result Kursk NPP team consisting of Dmitry Sinichka, Alexey Mikhalev, Vladimir Sharun (thermal automation department), Mikhail Volodin (chemical department) and Nikolay Mezentsev (reactor department No.1) occupied the first place. The weight lifters from the Federal Security Service were the second, the sportsmen of Kurchatov Department of Internal Affairs - the third. 

The winners of the championship were awarded special prizes and valuable gifts from Kursk NPP.

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