Sports festival "А healthy body fuels a healthy mind"
On 1 December , on the First President Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Department for Educational Work jointly with the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology organized the a common university sports festival "A healthy body fuels a healthy mind".
The celebratory sports event was opened by the rector of the University Takir Balykbayev and in a solemn atmosphere awarded special diplomas and cash prizes to 56 sportsmen - winners of republican and city competitions and IX Summer Universiade .
In order to support the policy of President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the formation of a healthy society and the promotion of healthy lifestyles, were organized competitions on tug-of-war, volleyball, wrestling, track and field, table tennis, chess, togyzkumalak, arm wrestling, bicycle race in which too part the recorate team and 7 teams of institutes.
Based on the results of the two-day sports festival among the staff and the faculty the team of the Institute of Natural History and Geography took the 3rd place with 19 points, the team of the Institute of Arts, Culture and Sports took the 2nd place with 22 points. The team of the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology took the 1st place with 25 points.
Among the students The team of the Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics took the 3rd place with 19 points, with 23 points the team of the Sorbonne-Kazakhstan Institute took the 2nd place and with 24 points the team of the Institute of Natural Sciences and Geography took the 1st place .
All the winning teams were awarded diplomas and cups on behalf of the rector. This event, dedicated to the First President Day will contribute to strengthening the youth`s interest in sports and maintaining collective unity at the University.