Founded in 1907
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
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
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.