MAI Team of Malaysian Students Won Touch Rugby Cup

10 December 2019

MAI Team of Malaysian Students Won Touch Rugby Cup
On December 8, a traditional tournament "MAI Touch Rugby Cup" was held at the university. This time the tournament was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of MAI. 7 rugby teams of Moscow universities took part in the competition. 

3 teams represented MAI at the championship:
- a team of Russian students,
- a team of Malaysian students,
- a team of African and Latin American students.

Regular rugby teams of Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), Moscow State University, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation and Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy also took part in the MAI Championship.

As a result of an intense and uncompromising struggle, the MAI team of Malaysian students took the first place and won the MAI Cup. In the final, in a bitter struggle, they beat the MAI team of Russian students with a score of 5:3.

The third place was taken by the RUDN team, which beat the Financial University. The MAI team of African and Latin American students took 5th place, beating the players from Moscow State University with a score 5-0. 7th place went to Timiryazev Academy team.

We congratulate the winners and thank those who participated in the rugby tournament!
Valery Khromenkov

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