President Vladimir Putin attended the opening ceremony of the centre in 2010. The aim of the centre is to prepare sportsmen of the highest level, conduct their trainings, create sports reserve and develop public sports.
Tyumen Judo is a huge modern building equipped with a swimming pool and different judo halls for trainings, warm-up and workout. The centre has its unique system of full preparation. It is equipped with everything to conduct pre-season trainings, competitions of the highest level and educational courses. The centre provides quality meals and accommodation for sportsmen. There are modern programs for rehabilitation of sportsmen, their physical and psychological relaxation and trainings. The center has enough technical equipment to develop public sports.
So far, the center has held the European championship, the 2014 World Cup final in sport orienteering in skiing, the 2011 and 2014 Russian Ski Racing Championship. The centre regularly hosts the international biathlon tournament The Tyumen Region Governor`s Prize, the international ski racing competitions Tyumen Cup, and many others. In the summer 2014 the centre will host the World Summer Biathlon Championship.
`It’s the first time I’ve visited Russia, and I am impressed by the local judo centre, which is undoubtedly of the three best ones in the world` - noted the president of the International Judo Federation Marius Vizer, when visiting Tyumen in 2011.
The total area of the centre is more than 10788, 8 square metres. The centre has a judo hall with a capacity of 8 tatami, a warm-up hall and a gym, a swimming-pool, a sauna, a first-aid post and a cafe.
The centre has hosted many major competitions, such as the 2011 World Judo Championship in the open-weight category, the 2011 Russian Karate Championship and others.