On March 4, in field-and-track arena of “Zaporizhstal” was opened the Second Memorial on kettlebell lifting in the name of General-Colonel Vasily Petrov, among teams of security agencies and law enforcement agencies of Zaporozhye region. For tournament organization the “Zaporizhstal” Steel Works allocated about 50 thousand hryvnas.
The Memorial Cup of twice Hero of the Soviet Union, General-Colonel of Artillery Vasily Petrov is given to winners of the team competition on kettlebell lifting. This year, in tournament take part almost 50 athletes from 5 teams. Cups for the winners are named in honor of participants of the Great Patriotic War from Zaporozhye, four of whom had previously worked at the plant “Zaporizhstal”.
The initiator of the competitions was the Zaporozhye known athlete, multiple world champion, champion of Europe and Ukraine on kettlebell lifting, Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine Lubov Cherepaha. With the support of the Works, the tournament on kettlebell lifting in the name of General-Colonel Vasily Petrov is held for the second year in a row.
In 2015, the “Zaporizhstal” Steel Works allocated for the maintenance and development of the sports complex about 10.9 million UAH. In addition, top athletes and students of Children’s and Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve, athletes from “Invasport” and other organizations can exercise in the field-and-track arena free of charge. Every year, on the basis of the sports complex, more than 4 thousand workers took part in different sport tournaments.