Gazprom Group's employees and their family members are taking part in the Olympic Torch Relay Sochi 2014.
The first Olympic torchbearer was Alexander Stepin, multiple participant of Children's Spartakiada Games of Gazprom. His run took place in Tula on October 14.
On October 27 Valery Golubev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee carried the Olympic Torch in Saint Petersburg.
On October 28 taking part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Saint Petersburg were Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Vladimir Makarenko, Deputy Director General of Gazprom Sotsinvest.
On November 6 the Olympic Torch was carried in Khanty-Mansiysk by Valery Smirnov, coordinator and coach of the Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk cultural and sports center.
On December 3 the Olympic Torch was carried in Barnaul by Denis Fyodorov, Director General of Gazprom Energoholding.
On December 14 the Olympic Torch was carried in Yekaterinburg by David Gaidt, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg and Yelizaveta Fominykh, operator at a CNG filling station of Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg, Master of Sports in winter polyathlon.
Gazprom's team will continue to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay throughout Russia.
On December 22 Sergey Andrianov, player of the Fakel Gazproma table tennis club will take part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Orenburg.
On December 24 in Syzran – Vladimir Tortyshev, Head of the Health and Fitness Division at the Medical Clinic of Gazprom, Member of Gazprom's Spartakiada Games Organizing Committee.
On January 5, 2014 in Kirov – Alexander Rasskazov, participant of Children's Spartakiada Games of Gazprom.
On January 6 in Nizhny Novgorod – Irina Prokofieva, sports coach at Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod.
On January 19 in Uryupinsk – Artem Panarin, electrician of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, multiple champion and winner of the local, regional and international championships in classic and beach volleyball.
On February 2 in Cherkessk – Evgeny Chentsov, sports coach at Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol.
“Taking part in the national Olympic Torch Relay is a great honor for every citizen of our country.
Gazprom is an active participant of the preparations for the 22nd Winter Olympic Games and we are proud that our employees and their children carry the Olympic Torch in all the different parts of enormous Russia,” said Alexey Miller.