The festival of national sports “Russian sport” was held on the 30 November. Among its participants were teams from fifteen educational institutions from Voronezh and the Voronezh region.
“Every educational institution provides a team of fifteen members who take part in all of the competitions. When all the applications have been submitted, the organisational committee forms four groups comprising of four teams so that every group has representatives from a university, a school, and a technical and vocational education institution. After the sport tournament, the competitors had a chance to take part in entertainment and mock competitions,” said Alexandra Nazarova, the Head of the VSU Department of Student Affairs.
According to the results, the VSU team took first place in the overall standing. The team from Voronezh State Forest Engineering University came second and the team from Voronezh State Agricultural University was third. In the mini-lapta competitions the VSU team took first place, schoolchildren from the Khokhol district were second, and the team of schoolchildren from Novaya Usman came third. The results in kettlebell lifting were as following: VSU came second, Voronezh State Forest Engineering University came third, and Voronezh State Agricultural University came first. The team of VSU was the leader in the tug-of-war competitions with the team of Voronezh State Forest Engineering University taking second place and the VSU team of secondary vocational education taking third place. In the gorodki tournament our students came third, Voronezh State Agricultural University came second and Voronezh State Forest Engineering University came first.
The open championship “Russian Sport” is a tournament in lapta, kettlebell lifting, and gorodki. The participants also compete in tug of war, dodgeball, and historical games.