Among the Zaporizhstal scholarship holders there are five candidates for participation in the Summer Olympic Games-2021 (Tokyo, Japan): track and field athletes, masters of sports Alexey Kasyanov, Anna Gatsko-Fedusova, Anastasia Bryzgina, Ekaterina Klimyuk, Victoria Ratnikova. Also among the Zaporizhstal scholars are the European champion in artistic gymnastics among juniors Radomir Stelmakh, the titled checker player Bogdan Panchenkov, masters of sailing Kirill Dolgov and Alena Popova.
“Our athletes glorify the Zaporozhye Territory and Ukraine, have great sports potential for future victories. The success of the performances and the quality of their preparation largely depends on the support of the sports community. We are grateful to the plant for the support of high-performance sports and the contribution it makes to the popularization of sports, ”said Volodymyr Lobanov, head of the Zaporizhzhya regional branch of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
Let us remind you that Zaporizhstal traditionally supports the development of the sports movement in the team. The plant annually hosts competitions as part of the Zaporizhstal Olympics, athletes of the plant take part in the corporate sports competitions Metinvest Steel Games, the working sports competition of the Moscow State University. The plant supports the popularization of a healthy lifestyle in the region, the development of sports infrastructure in the city. Zaporizhstal provides assistance in organizing a sports and recreation camp for the pupils of the Invasport recreation center, together with FC Shakhtar, it implements the Come on, Play! Social project. With the support of the enterprise, from 2016 to 2019, the reconstruction of the football fields of the sports school "Metallurg" was carried out, the sports infrastructure of the city was expanded thanks to the installation of public sports grounds.