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TSPU STUDENTS’ VICTORY at national cross country skiing competitions

Students of the TSPU Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Maxim Tolkachev and Sergei Lytnev represented Tomsk region at national competitions in ski racing among the students. The event took place between 15 and 23 January 2017 in Zainsk, Republic of Tatarstan.

During the first day of competition Maxim Tolkachev, a student of Tomsk State Pedagogical University, Master of Sports of Russia, had won the bronze medal by taking over his rivals in the classic style 10 km race.

On the second day of the event TSPU Lytnev Sergei, who is also a master of sports of Russia, had shown spectacular results. Sergei took the third place and won the bronze medal in the free style 10 km race.

Besides the event’s program included men's and women's race at the 5 and 10 kilometers in classic and freestyle as well as sprint and relay race. According to the organizers, the competition is held to select participants of the XXVIII World Winter Universiade, which will be held in Almaty (Kazakhstan) from 29 January to 8 February.