Ilsur Metshin takes part in the opening of the Fakel sports complex after the renovation
The “Fakel” sports complex has been opened in Kazan
after the renovation. The venue with an area of more than 400 sq.m comprises a sports
hall, a gym, tennis halls, office and comfortable locker rooms. The Mayor of
Kazan Ilsur Metshin and Rustem Usmanov, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz
Kazan LLC, attended the opening ceremony of the renovated sports center.
The three-storey building located on Richard Zorge
Street was built in 1988. The renovation of the sports complex began three
years ago. During this time, all utilities have been replaced here, the
flooring and the decoration of walls and ceilings have been updated, and new
doors have been installed. In addition, the front of the building was repaired,
landscaping of the adjacent territory was carried out. The sports complex is
equipped with modern simulators and new sport equipment.
the walls of this building before the renovation. Thanks to the management of
the enterprise, the sports complex has been completely reconstructed and provided
with a modern sport equipment”, - the Mayor emphasized.
of the city noted that Fakel sports complex has a rich history and hosted many
municipal and national competitions. The sports center was attended not only by
gas workers of the enterprise, but also by residents of the city.
Usmanov, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Kazan LLC, said that gas workers have
strengthened their health, maintained physical fitness and achieved sports
results for several decades at the Fakel sport venue. “The updated
infrastructure will allow complex to remain an important part of the sports
life of Kazan”- he said. In addition, according to Rustam Usmanov, free sports
sections for children living nearby can be organized here.
“All the necessary conditions are being created in
Kazan so that the residents of the city can actively engage in sports and lead
a healthy lifestyle. Thanks to such support, Kazan has been named the Sports
Capital of Russia”, - the Mayor added.
The head of the city together with the Director General of the company looked around
the renovated sports complex, after which I. Metshin and Rustem Usmanov presented
letters of thanks to veterans of the gas industry who took part in the
construction of the venue- Mansur Gilmanov, Alexey Nastin, Vladimir Karpov and
In conclusion, Ilsur Metshin gave a start to the first
youth volleyball tournament of the enterprise.
The head of the administration of the Sovetsky
district Roman Fatkhutdinov also took part in the event.