The first All-Ukrainian competitions among Cool Race students took place on the territory of the National Expocenter of Ukraine (ENEA). This is a new format of involving students in a healthy lifestyle, initiated by the Committee on Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (KFVS MES of Ukraine) together with the Sports Union of Students of Ukraine. The essence of the competition was to overcome four obstacle courses of varying difficulty. The competition was attended by 39 male and 39 female students from 36 universities representing 20 regions of Ukraine.
Bogomolets National Medical University was represented by first-year students of the Armed Forces of Ukraine – Valery Cherevan and Lilia Nizhynska. Our University was the only one among the higher medical educational institutions of Ukraine. Despite the fact that medical students were not among the winners, all showed remarkable fighting qualities and took the “golden” middle among the participants of other teams. The Head of the Department of Physical Education and Health, Professor Yuriy Shcherbyna, was awarded a Diploma of the KFVS of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for a significant personal contribution to the development of physical education and sports among student youth.
The opening and holding of the competition was attended by Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Artur Skaletsky, Chairman of the Sports Union of Students of Ukraine (SSU), Rector of NUFVSU Eugene Imas and Chairman of KFVS MES of Ukraine Vadym Stetsenko.
Department of Physical Education and Health