Sport and Healthy Life

Sports club of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics was founded in May 2010. President of sports club is Alexei NEMOV, gymnast, four-time Olympic champion.

The main goal of sports club is organization of healing process of students and employees by means of physical culture and sports.

Sports club focuses on:

  • Development and implementation of corrective, prophylactic and preventive activities   including exercises with health disability persons.
  • Formation of University sports teams and development of conditions for their successful performances in competitions at various levels
  • Improvement facilities of physical culture and sports

Since sports club’s creation number of participants of sporting events has increased by 25 percent. University athletes have become champions and winners of World and European championships and Russia Cups. Sports club has 23 sections including capoeira, ice-hockey, cheerleading, rugby, yoga and others. The University ice hockey and cheerleading teams are  most powerful of all the student teams in Russia.

Sports club has high-tech equipment such as boxing and fitness facilities, game room for table tennis and badminton courts, billiard room and a fitness studio. In 2014 construction of  recreation center and sports complex with a swimming pool will be ended. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics actively stands for healthy lifestyle. Since 2012 University is no smoking area.