UMMC Ekaterinburg

The UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russian УГМК Екатеринбург ) is a professional women's basketball club of the Super League Russia. The association comes from Yekaterinburg, formerly Sverdlovsk, Russia.


In 1938, at the Uralmash ( factory Heavy machinery in the Urals ) factory was founded a women's basketball team. First, the club got the name " Zenit", 1958 it was renamed in " Trud " and got 1960 the name " Uralmash ", which he wore until 2000. The team was relegated in 1964 to the highest Soviet League and played there until the end. The greatest successes in Soviet times were two third places at the Soviet Championships in 1973 and 1974. Uralmash After 2000, renamed the OMZ Uralmash - Izhora, the basketball team was sold to UMMC and took over the new company name. Among the new owners of the club in 2002 and 2003 Russian champion and also won the 2003 Euro League Women was. The next few years were initially driven by a national battle with CSKA Samara and later with Spartak Moskovskaya Oblast. However, only in 2009 succeeded the next success with the national double ( league and cup ). UMMC could repeat this success by 2013 five more times. Since the team in 2013 under the leadership of the German coach Olaf Lange also won the Euro League, became the 2012/2013 season to the most successful in the club's history.


  • Winner Euro League Women 2003 2013
  • Russian Champion ( 7x): 2002,2003,2009-2013
  • Russian Cup winner ( 6x): 2005, 2009-2013