MAI International Touch Rugby Cup of Courage was held
On February 24-25, the International MAI Touch Rugby Cup of Courage was held at Moscow Aviation Institute. The event was timed to the Defender of the Fatherland Day. Previously, additional training sessions were organized for the training and preparation of beginners.
In total, more than a hundred people from almost all MAI institutes took part in the competition. Of the 12 MAI national teams, two consisted of students from Malaysia and one of students from Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
The group games began with an exciting meeting of the teams of institutes No. 5 and No. 12. Only during extra time, the "economists" pulled out a victory with a score of 5:4. "Motorists", in their turn, defeated the national team of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan with a score of 7:2. The team of the Institute No. 3 lost to the national team of students of Malaysia 3:4, and the team of the Institute No. 6 easily played the entire group tournament.
According to the results of the tournament, the places were distributed as follows:
1st place – the national team of the Institute No. 3 "Control systems, informatics and electric power engineering";
2nd place – the national team of MAI students from Malaysia;
3rd place – the national team of the Institute No. 5 "Economics and management of high-tech industry";
4th place – the national team of the Institute No. 6 "Aerospace".
After the end of the official tournament, friendly games were held between the teams of students (Russia, Africa, Malaysia) and the team of graduates of MAI 2014-2015, among whom were players of the previous national teams of MAI.