International students took active part in Sports Festival in Ryazan
International students actively involved in sports Festival "Physical Culture and Sports - second profession of a physician", the final phase of which was held on April 2-5 in Ryazan, a city 180 km. South East to Moscow. The competition was attended by 54 teams of medical and pharmaceutical universities of Russia.
Our University this year participated in the following sports: chess, swimming, badminton, streetball female, male and female volleyball. Chess players and male volleyball team won "silver", streetball and badminton - "bronze", fifth place was taken by women's volleyball team, swimmers were the sixth.
In the team total, athletes of the I.M. Sechenov First MSMU won the third place at the Festival.
Significant contribution to the successful performance in badminton competition was made by the international team of the First Med that included: Pham Viet Anh (Vietnam, captain), Aravinthaan Supramaniam, Kow Jun Yi, Deenissha Katirber (all Malaysia), Valeria Averina and Catherine Ovsyannikova (both Russia). Coach - M. Berezovsky.
Perfectly performed our badminton players in male doubles – they beat all their rivals. Second place in the men's singles got Pham Viet Anh, who lost only to his strong opponent from Nizhny Novgorod.
In the fight for the 3rd place our students defeated a strong team of Kursk State Medical University.