Spartakiad 2020 is the biggest inter-university sporting event in Tashkent. A celebration of international sports and culture, the event draws thousands of student-athletes from across the city to compete, making it one of the world's largest and most prestigious multi-sport events.
On 24th February, the “Spartiakad 2020” opening ceremony was held, attended by international universities from across Tashkent. The event is competed between 10 international universities: Westminster International University in Tashkent, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in Tashkent, Moscow State University named after Lomonosov in Tashkent, Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after Gubkin in Tashkent, Turin Polytechnic University, Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent. The host universities this year were INHA University in Tashkent, Webster University in Tashkent, YEOJU Technical Institute, and AMITY University in Tashkent.
500 athletes participated in the competition, 78 of which represented WIUT.
The first chess competitions took place at the Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent. The WIUT team took second place!
At the same time, on 24th February table tennis competitions were held in the Russian State University of Oil and Gas (NRU) sports hall, where the WIUT team were crowned winners!
This was followed by both men’s and women’s competitions in tennis, volleyball, basketball, football, badminton, swimming, and arm wrestling.
The results of the Spartakiad 2020 competitions were as follows:
1st place – Westminster International University in Tashkent
2nd place – Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent
3rd place – Russian State University of Oil and Gas named after Gubkin in Tashkent