The official award ceremony of the Student Tournament "Cup 8th December", in which more than 450 students took part this year, was held on 18th November, at "Yunashki Salon" in Varna. Organizers of the event were the Municipality of Varna, the Student Councils of the Universities, as well as the academic units in charge of sports.
The programme included 7 sports: table tennis, volleyball, swimming, mini football, bowling, streetball 3x3 and an athletics cross.
In the individual table tennis competition MU-Varna won unprecedented two first places in men's and women's competitions with the brilliant performance of Tsvetomir Yankov and Elizaveta Pugachova. The student of MU - Varna Hrisimir Todorov won second place among men, and Lilly Mearpoor was ranked third in the women's contest. The team of MU-Varna grabbed the gold in the women's team ranking, and the men won a silver medal.
Our men's team was ranked third among the 7 participants in the 3x3 streetball tournament, held on Friday, in the sports hall of MU – Varna, and in the volleyball tournament the boys ranked second.
Almost 100 students took part in the swimming tournament, and the main competition was between MU - Varna and N. Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The students of MU-Varna Antonia Stoyanova and Ana Gorbacho won 2nd and 3rd place in the women's competition in the final ranking in the discipline of butterfly, while the third place in the men's contest was for Arseniy Beketov. The three prizes in 50m women's backstroke were won by our students. Nora Pendov is first, followed by Marie Wetter and Nele Rudolf. Ana Gorbacho and Nele Rudolf were ranked second and third in 50m women's breaststroke. Candela Dominges from MU - Varna grabbed the silver medal in 50 m freestyle.
The team of MU-Varna, including Dimitrov, Stoyanova, Botsaris, Kiryazova, Beketov achieved a time of 2: 25, 26 minutes in the relay 5x50m freestyle 3 men/2 women. MU-Varna won the silver medal with 470.5 points in the final complex ranking in swimming at "Cup 8th December".
The students of Medical University - Varna had total domination in the bowling tournament, winning with the devastating score of 946 points for two games. The champion team included Velizar Gaydardzhiev, Emanuela Tencheva, Georgi Tsonev, Aleksandar Andreev, Nikola Bagovski.
The athlete from MU-Varna Stefan Mihailov, who ran 2000 meters for 6:34 min, won the honorable third place in the athletics cross for men.
Just like any other year before, on the basis of the individual results, men's and women's team ranking, as well as the complex ranking among the universities were formed, in which the men and women from Medical University-Varna won the third place.
The winners in mini football at "Cup 8th December 8" became known on Friday (17.11.2017) after a week-long competitive battle. Our sportsmen won the honorable second place.
The Folk Dance Ensemble at MU-Varna, with artistic director Diana Dimitrova, who performed "Severnyashko Horo" took care of the good mood of the students and the guests, while Element Ballet delighted the audience with a different style of modern dances.
Medical University - Varna congratulates the students on their brilliant performance and wishes them new achievements!