"Neftchi” Sports Club organizes competitions on various kinds of sport among oil, gas and chemical industry workers on memorable days of the year. One of these events is Spartakiade held each year in September, on the eve of the professional holiday of oil workers with the aim of Popularization of sport, healthy growth of young people, and the organization of leisure time of the oil workers.
This year 19thcompetitions of oil, gas and chemistry workers are being held. 31 teams of company are taking part in the event. In this prestigious competition, participants will compete in 14 kinds of sports (mini-football, athletics, swimming, volleyball, streetball, stonelifting, chess, checker, backgammon, table tennis, darts, rope pulling, shooting and armwrestling). Competitions will be held in the Training-Sports Complex named after Tofig Ismailov, Surakhani settlement, in the kind of swimming competitions will be held "Start” Sport Complex (near "Neftchilar” Metro station) and in the kind of athletics competitions will be held in Ismet Gayibov Sports Training Base, Bakhikhanov settlement. Spartakiade, which started on 7 September, will finish its works on the 13th day of the month.
The grand opening ceremony of the spartakiade will be held in Tofig Ismayilov Olympic Training-Sports Complex on September 8 at 16:00.