On 26 November, the 6th corporate table tennis tournament among EkoNiva’s employees took place in Bobrov district, Voronezh oblast, having gathered 45 specialists from EkoNivaAgro, EkoNiva-Food, EkoNiva-APK Holding and NivaStroy.
Following the tradition, the competitions were split into men's, women's and doubles. In the men's singles, a newcomer Dmitriy Bozhko, Cutting and Packaging Machine Operator of EkoNiva-Food, managed to strike gold. In the final, his opponent was the multiple champion of the tournament Denis Afanasyev, Milk Quality Specialist of EkoNivaAgro-Left Bank Subdivision. Roman Volodin, EkoNivaAgro Deputy Regional Director for Voronezh oblast, came third beating the veterinarian of EkoNivaAgro‑Left Bank Subdivision Shamil Rabadanov.
The women’s gold medal went to Olga Dmitriyeva, Breeding Herd Manager of EkoNivaAgro-Right Bank Subdivision, who outplayed the engineer of EkoNiva-Food Darya Lazebnaya. Irina Zarochentseva, Cheese Maker at EkoNiva-Food, took a well-deserved third place.
In the doubles, Dmitriy Bozhko and Andrey Zhikharev, Safety Service Officer of EkoNiva-Food, won first place. The silver medals were awarded to the employees of EkoNivaAgro-Right Bank Subdivision – the security service deputy head Aleksandr Semchenko and service engineer Aleksandr Grabovskiy. Anton Kharitonov, Safety Service Officer at EkoNivaAgro‑Left Bank Subdivision, and Denis Afanasyev earned the bronze prize.
An awarding ceremony crowned EkoNiva’s corporate table tennis tournament. The winners and runners-up of the competitions were presented with cups, certificates of honour, EkoNiva branded medals and cash prizes.