New Victories of MAI Rugby Teams

22 April 2019

    New Victories of MAI Rugby Teams

    On April 21, 2019, the third round of the Moscow Rugby-7 Championship among students took place in Zelenograd.

    In the first strongest division, 9 teams of Moscow universities were to meet. According to the previously developed calendar, the teams were divided into 3 groups (according to the rating). Our University was represented by two teams: MAI - 1 (main division) and MAI - 2 (international students).

    If for MAI - 1 the games in the group did not cause any difficulties (MAI - MGSU 50:0 and technical victory over the team of Fin. University 30:0), then the team of international students, did their utmost in these games.

    In the first game, MAI - 2  lost to one of the strongest student teams in Moscow, the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) team with a score of 0: 31. In the next game, our “foreigners” defeated the large-sized team of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) with a score of 24:12, getting revenge for the recent defeat in the Financial University Rugby Cup and taking second place in the group.

    In the fight for 4-6 places, MAI - 2 first beat the team of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) with a score of 26:5, and then repeated the same score with the team of Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU).

    MAI- 1 team, playing for 1–3 places, defeated the team of National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET) with a score 17:5 and MEPhI team with a score 24:7.

    In the third round, the teams took the following places:

    - 1 place  - MAI - 1;

    - 2nd place - MIET;

    - 3rd place - MEPhI;

    - 4th place - MAI - 2.

    In the final protocol of the Moscow Rugby-7 Championship among the students of the team, the winners are located:

    - 1st place - MAI - 1;

    - 2nd place - RUDN University;

    - 3rd place - MEPhI.

    Congratulations to the players of both MAI teams with success!

    Valery Khromenkov

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