Our students have won gold medals in all-Ukrainian archery tournament

On January 13-15, 2017 a national tournament in archery for prizes of Olympic champion Viktor Rubanin was held in Kharkiv. The event was attended by many sportsmen from all over the country and abroad.

There were students of SSU among the 160 participants from Ukraine and Kazakhstan, namely Master of sports international class Polina Rodionova and Alexey Hunbin became the winners of the competition.

The art of archery originated in the late Paleolithic or early Mesolithic. The oldest archaeological discoveries associated with archery, date back to the eighth-ninth century BC. Historically, archery was used for hunting and fighting. Australia and South Pacific were the only region where the art of archery was not known until the XIX century. Archery is included in the Summer Olympic Games since 1900.