RusHydro is not only work. Power engineers are united by long-term sports traditions: competitions and tournaments, tourist rallies, competitions of family teams.
Sports competitions held in the RusHydro Group are aimed at promotion of healthy lifestyles among employees and their families, identification of the strongest athletes and teams and increase of the level of sports skills of participants.
Since 2018 the company has been holding a corporate sports and athletic contest, in which about a thousand employees from branches and controlled organizations take part every year.
In 2021 the Corporate Hockey League (CHL) of the RusHydro Group was created, with 11 teams currently participating in the regular championship.
As a result of active support and development of sports traditions the teams and individual participants win prizes in industry and regional sports competitions.
The sports and athletic contest of the RusHydro Group has been held annually since 2018. The qualifying stage is held in 5 regional groups (South, Center, Volga, Siberia, Far East). Internal sports and athletic Games of the 3 largest controlled companies: FEGC, FEDC and Yakutskenergo are also equated to the qualifying stage. The strongest athletes and teams of the Group are determined at the competitions of the final stage in Sochi. The best mini-football and volleyball teams in the finals fight for the Cup of the Chairman of the Management Board of RusHydro.
The Corporate Hockey League Championship is held annually in two divisions formed on a territorial basis, "West" and "East". The eastern division includes the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP, FEGC, FEDC, Yakutskenergo and the Zeiskaya and Bureyskaya HPP teams. The western division includes the Moscow team of RusHydro, 4 teams from HPPs: Nizhegorodskaya, Cheboksarskaya, Zhigulevskaya, and Volzhskaya, and a team from Kuban HPP Cascade. The competition is held in 2 rounds, with the winners and runners-up being determined in the final.
Online broadcasting of the competitions allows fans to watch the hockey battles in real time or watch them in recordings.