15.03.2016

Badminton competitions were completed, and chess competitions have started

On March 15, the badminton competitions, included in the program of the Republican Championship, among students of higher education institutions were completed at the sports hall of Azerbaijan State University of Economics.

The competitions were held with the support of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Republican Committee of Independent Trade Union of Education Workers of Azerbaijan Republic, the Association of Trade Union Sports Organizations of Azerbaijan, and with the organizational support of the Republican Sports Center "Tahsil", and the Republican Council of Student Sports Association "Ganjlik".

According to the results of the competition, the men's teams of Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports, Azerbaijan Technical University and Baku State University won first, second, and third places, respectively. The women's teams of Baku State University, Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports and Baku Slavic University won first, second, and third places, respectively.

In addition, chess competitions began at the Chess Club on March 10. The teams from 14 higher education institutions are participating in the competitions.

It should be noted that the Republican championship is held in mini football, basketball, table tennis, chess, cycling, badminton, volleyball, athletics, Greco-Roman wrestling and freestyle wrestling among higher education institutions.

The main objective of the Championship is to involve students of higher education institutions in the exercises in massive physical education, health and sports divisions, to expand the friendly relations among universities, to promote World Chess Olympiad and Islamic Solidarity Games, to be held in Baku, among students.