On 13 March, the university team took third place in Sambo competitions within the Interuniversity Spartakiad. 63 athletes from 8 universities took part in the competitions, which took place in the sports complex of sport school No. 33.
First place was taken by the team from Voronezh State Technical University who earned 42.5 points. Voronezh State Institute of Physical Training earned 26 points and took second place. The VSU team had 21 points. The team had been trained by Associate Professor Artur Masalov. VSU students also became prize-winners of the Spartakiad, taking second and third places in different weight categories.