Anatoly Lebedev Memorial Cup, all-Russian competition in ship modeling sports, was held in the Nightingale Grove recreation and entertainment park in Smolensk.
Smolenskaya GRES branch of Unipro PJSC was the main partner of the competition.
Anatoly Lebedev Memorial Cup is held for the sixth time. The event brought together about 60 competitors from Smolensk, Tula, Bryansk, Leningrad and Moscow regions and the city of Moscow.
It took three days of competition on the waters of the park lake. The judges evaluated the models as well as the race results in the different categories.
"For the sixth time, Smolenskaya GRES Branch of Unipro PJSC is sponsoring the competition dedicated to the memory of Anatoly Lebedev. Anatoly worked all his life at Smolenskaya GRES, and practically since the founding of the settlement of Ozerny he organized a ship modeling group at the school. Anatoly Lebedev has raised numerous generations of children, giving them an early interest in technology, technical creativity, and engineering. Many of his students later joined the energy industry," noted Sergey Novikov, head of the press center of Smolenskaya GRES, at the opening ceremony.
The Odyssey team from the settlement of Ozerny took second place in the competition. Smolenskaya GRES annually provides charitable assistance to Odyssey club to buy spare parts for models, update the software, and repair the room.