The team of 7 people from Gars Telecom took part in a series of activities – «Over The Top». The events of the series are created to test strength, endurance, intelligence and solidarity and became a kind of an indicator of the operator’s team spirit, physical training and psychological stability of its employees, which allowed Gars Telecom to get the 2nd place, yielding only to the group of professional athletes. Those who proved to be real marathon heroes were Alexander Vinogradov, Konstantin Koloskov, Maxim Novikov, Vitaly Peregoudov, Sergey Perov, Andrey Podstavkin and Alexey Hazov.

During the distance the participants had to overcome a series of trials on the speed, agility and coordination: to crawl under the barbed wire, to cross the river on the floating rafts, to jump or crawl under the logs, to jump into the water from a 4-meter hight and to come over a three-meter wall; walk an entire mile through a deep mud barrier, run through fire, dive into an ice bath and even go through the rows of bare wires hanging down.

«Gars Telecom has always paid special attention to the health, sports and physical development of its employees. Therefore, the initiative of colleagues to take part in the event with a charactonym «Over The Top» was admitted with enthusiasm», - says the Head of department for work with talents of Gars Telecom Irina Fedotova. According to the Head of marketing department of Gars Telecom Mikhail Sergeev, the neighborhood of the central office with a swimming pool and fitness center motivate people not to «ignore» sport. And the weekly corporate sports competitions have become a norm. In summer it is football and volleyball matches; in winter it is hockey. And the last 8 seasons we've benn organizing collective bike rides. «If the employees are showing a genuine interest in sport, why would they not be in favor? And the result showed during the Over The Top proves that it is not in vain».

*** 


Over The Top is a totally unique event for Russia. It is a race of 10-15 km with 20+ trials that test the strength, agility, stamina and above all courage of participants. Over The Top is not just a race, it is a series of trials that challenge the whole team, created to unite you and your friends, as well as an opportunity to meet new people and experience the true spirit of brotherhood.

www.overttop.com

*** 


Group of companies Gars Telecom (founded in 1999; http://www.garstelecom.ru/) – federal operator of fixed-line services with a complete set of licenses and its own resources. The company is focused on working with large corporate clients, providing them in addition to traditional services with the services in the field of telecom consulting, outsourcing of communication services and telecom infrastructure, and also managing its telecom budget.

Since 2003 Gars Telecom has worked on the model of the virtual mobile operator for the corporate sector (MVNO, Mobile Virtual Network Operator). Host operators – Beeline Business, MegaFon.

The company exclusively sells in Russia specialized telecom solutions for the commercial real estate market and is the author of a unique business model of international form BLEC (Building Local Exchange Carrier), and also develops telecom-consulting practice in Russian development market.

The bank of Gars Telecom projects in commercial real estate exceeds 8.6 million square meters.