On 18 November, the first game of the Handball Cup of the Voronezh Region for students was held at Voronezh central stadium “Trood”. The cup started with a game between the women’s teams from Voronezh State University and Voronezh State University of Engineering Technologies, with VSU’s team winning the match.
On 21 November, the first men’s teams game was held between teams from Voronezh State University and Burdenko Voronezh State Medical University, VSU once more being the winner.
The cup is participated in by 7 teams from various universities in Voronezh.
VSU’s team includes students from the Faculty of Geology, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Chemistry, the Faculty of Pharmaceutics, the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, and the Faculty of Journalism.
Handball is one of the most popular sports among students all over the world. Many universities in Europe and the USA have their own student teams. The game is becoming more popular in Russian universities as well. There are handball teams in practically every university in Voronezh.