On April 7, Sumy State University hosted a meeting on the participation of sportsmen in the 6th European University Games (Lodz 2022).

Competitions are held every 2 years. This year it will take place in the Polish city Lodz from the 16th to the 30th of July.

The participants of the meeting discussed several topical issues, in particular, the project of representation of university teams in sports, the preparation of personalized lists of sportsmen,  and the features of the organization of the training process in the buildings of SumDU.

Vladyslav MASLOV, the head of the regional branch of the Physical Education and Sports Committee of the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science, said that within the next few days the state universities would be determined to participate in the European University Games, and the direct participants in sports will be known by May 15.

Honorary Rector of SumDU, the head of the separate branch of the All-Ukrainian public organization "Student Sports Union of Ukraine" in the Sumy region Anatoly VASYLIEV stressed the importance of participation of our athletes in mentioned competitions. He emphasized that the university was working in this difficult time, the educational process was continuing in the form of remote study, teachers and staff were ensuring the vital function of the institution.

According to the vice-rector for academic and research work Oleksandr BRIZHATY, the sports facilities of the university are ready to provide the training process to prepare for the games.

Sumy State University has submitted the preliminary application for the participation of 9 teams in 5 sports: Judo (men, women), beach volleyball (men, women), as well as men's teams in 3x3 basketball, beach handball, volleyball, handball, and basketball.

The coaches outlined the current state of teams in various sports, voiced the working moments regarding preparation for the competition in the current conditions.

It is expected that about 70 athletes of SumDU will take part in the European University Games.

 

 

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