Start Nizhny Novgorod

Founded 1932
League Russian Bandy Super League
Based in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Stadium Start Stadium (6,200)
Head coach Alexei Dyakov

Start (Russian: Старт) is a professional bandy club from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, established in 1932. It plays in the Russian Bandy Super League, the top division of Russian bandy.

Start was founded in 1932 as a team called Novoye Sormovo. The name was changed to Zenit (Zenith) in 1936, Trud (Labor) in 1959 and ultimately Start Gorky in 1960. When the city of Gorky changed its names to Nizhny Novgorod in 1990, the club changed names accordingly. It played in the elite division of the Soviet bandy championship in 1967-1969, the 1973-74 season and permanently since the 1975-76 season.





Start's second team Start-2 plays in the Russian Bandy Supreme League, the second tier of Russian bandy.[1]


  1. «Старт-2» Нижний Новгород (in Russian). Retrieved 21 July 2015.

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