or three days 6 sport facilities in Astana hosted final competitions of Spartakiad within NC KazMunayGaz JSC devoted to 25th Anniversary of Kazakhstan Independence and Day of Oil&Gas Sector Workers.

About 500 sportsmen employed in more than 30 subsidiaries and branches of NC KazMunayGaz JSC participated in the competitions.

The competitions were held for 9 sports: futsal, basketball, volleyball, billiard, running and mixed relay, table tennis, chess, checkers, and togyz kumalak.

KazTransGas employees took an active part in the competitions. National gas operator was represented by 32 sportsmen from head office and subsidiaries of KazTransGas Aimak JSC and Intergas Central Asia JSC. An employee of KazTransGas Aimak JSC Nurkassimov Gabiden has won bronze medal in running.

As Mr. Sauat Mynbayev, the President (Chairman of the Board) of NC KazMunayGas JSC noted: "Sport is a long-term tradition of the KazMunayGas company group. Among about twenty thousand KMG sportsmen there are a lot of high-qualified sportsmen with titles of international master of sports, candidate to masters. Every year many subsidiaries host their own sport competitions. Management of KMG strongly expresses support for such corporate events".

Closing ceremony and awarding was held on the 6th September. All winners were awarded with medals and diplomas.