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Main page Sustainable Development Social Policy Promotion of healthy lifestyle and support of sports

Promotion of healthy lifestyle and support of sports

For many years, Rosneft has been carrying out extensive work to develop sports and promote healthy lifestyle both in the presence regions and among the Company’s employees. Summer and winter Spartakiads held annually are an important part of the Company’s activity in this sphere. Participation in corporate sports events contributes to sport movement development in the Company and provides its employees with an opportunity to demonstrate their achivements in sports.

Totally in 2018, taking into account the team formation stage, 25,000 employees from 92 Companies of the Group took part in the Spartakiads.

The 7th Winter Spartakiad was organized in Ufa at the Ufa Sports Palace and the Biathlon Sports and Fitness Centre, where 500 athletes from 29 teams consisting of employees of the Group’s Companies and head office competed for medals. The athletes competed in four sports: hockey, speed skating, ski races and sleigh relay races. Athletes of Angara picked team became prizewinners of team scoring. Bashneft 1 picked team won a silver award and Samaraneftegaz was on the 3rd place.

As part of the Summer Spartakiad in 2018, more than 780 athletes from 20 teams of the Group’s Companies representing nine territorial zones from Khabarovsk to Ryazan took part in the final stage in Sochi. Participants competed in 14 sports including mini football, basketball, volleyball, tug-of-war, ping-pong, chess, power biathlon, field-and-track races, billiards and bowling. Angara picked team won the Spartakiad, the Samaraneftegaz team placed 2nd and the RN-Security took the bronze.

LiVE LONGER Program for development of a healthy lifestyle culture

In 2018 realization of unique LIVE LONGER Program for development of a healthy lifestyle culture was successfully continued. As part of the Program, the Company positively influences on the reduction of morbidity, promotes a healthy lifestyle among employees, as well as massively involves employees of different ages and physical training levels in sports events. Success of the LIVE LONGER Program in 2018 was confirmed by win in the annual Sports and Russia National Program for Support of Sports and Healthy Lifestyle in the category The Best Corporate Program for Development of Healthy Lifestyle of the Company’s Employees.

For the purpose of disease prevention and early recognition for employees’ health maintaining and improvement as well as formation of a need to be healthy as a vital value the Company held health marathons which totally embraced over 100,000 employees of the Company’s head office and Companies of the Group.

Also as part of the Program the following events were realized in 2018:

  • support of Rosneft corporate sport clubs: running, Ready for Work and Defense (RWD) sport complex, crossfit, nordic walking, triathlon and cross country skiing;
  • organisation of participation of the Company’s employees in several large sport events, including Sports for the Good ski race, Ready for Work and Defence festival for labour collectives in Sochi, IRONSTAR international triathlon race, Moscow Marathon;
  • large family competitions were held including a sports event – winter holiday in CSCA Ice Palace jointly with CSCA hockey club, Safety in Big City corporate event for Rosneft employees and members of their families, the first in Russia corporate thriatlon race for the Company’s employees.

Participation of 61 employees of the Company, members of amateur Rosneft Triathlon Team in IRONSTAR international competitions in Sochi has become an important event of 2018. The Company’s corporate thriatlon team is the biggest and the most successful corporate team in Russia uniting more than 140 amateur athletes from different regions of Russia. The team confirmed this title being entitales as The Most Successful Corporate Team in the annual triathlete rating according to the organizer of IRONSTAR international triathlon races.

Participation of the Company’s employees in the Moscow Marathon has become another significant event. Two hundred employees of the Company’s head office and Companies of the Group took part in the race and ran a marathon distance 42.2 km or associated 10 km race as well as there were three corporate relay teams with five athletes in each team. As the result of the race the Company’s relay teams won three first places among 50 corporate teams.