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World Class Romania reveals new flagship club and confirms plans to double in size

Romanian fitness operator World Class has opened its 44th club in the country
The new gym is located close to the Politehnica University in the capital city, Bucharest
The club features a 260m-long rooftop running track – the first of its kind in the country
Earlier this year, the Romanian government passed a law which makes gym and fitness memberships tax deductable

Fitness operator, World Class Romania, has opened a new flagship health club and announced ambitious expansion plans.

Located in a business hub close to Politehnica University in the capital, Bucharest, the new club houses a large gym floor, as well as group fitness and cycle studios.

Its signature space is a 260m-long rooftop running track – the first of its kind in Romania – offering 360-degree views of the city.

Kent Orrgren, CEO of World Class, said the opening is part of the group's plan to speed up expansion, "We’re aiming to double our total number of clubs in the next five years," he told HCM. "Our ultimate goal is to change Romanians’ lives for the better with a diversified offering of health and fitness services. Expanding our health and fitness network in strategic locations, close to where people live and work, remains one of our main objectives".

World Class operates 44 health clubs and 23 swimming pools throughout the country and has more than 76,000 members. The company is owned and backed by Vectr Holdings which is part of conglomerate African Industries Group.

Kent Orrgren is interviewed in the upcoming edition of HCM magazine – to find out more, sign up for your free digital copy, click here, or to subscribe to the print edition, click here.

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Kent Orrgren, CEO of World Class, said the opening is part of the group's plan to speed up expansion, "We’re aiming to double our total number of clubs in the next five years," he told HCM. "Our ultimate goal is to change Romanians’ lives for the better with a diversified offering of health and fitness services. Expanding our health and fitness network in strategic locations, close to where people live and work, remains one of our main objectives".

World Class operates 44 health clubs and 23 swimming pools throughout the country and has more than 76,000 members. The company is owned and backed by Vectr Holdings which is part of conglomerate African Industries Group.

Kent Orrgren is interviewed in the upcoming edition of HCM magazine – to find out more, sign up for your free digital copy, click here, or to subscribe to the print edition, click here.

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