Thursday, November 23, 2017

UrFU students take part in International Student Olympiad

A team of students from Ural Federal University's physical education department participated in the fourth International Olympiad of Students and placed highly in a number of athletic and academic events.

The UrFU delegation included Nikita Tokarev, Alain Kozlovsky, Tatiana Ilnitskaya, Alexander Zokov, Elena Mitin and Irina Tsibin Mitin, each in their junior or senior year at the university.

A total of 70 students representing universities throughout Russia's Baltic, Siberian, North Caucasus and North of the Arctic regions competed in the athletic portion of the competition held at Southern Federal University. Overall, the UrFU team placed first in the Olympics Grand Prix, while Tatiana Ilnitskaya placed first in the individual competition.

In the scientific works competition, UrFU teammate Alain Kozlovsky received second place. Irina Mitin received a special diploma in competition of the scientific works challenge.