The Department of Physical Education and Sports of Sumy State University

They are implemented with the help of a comprehensive approach to solving educational, recreational and educative issues and focusing on functional orientation of physical exercises, their effective use for health promotion, active recreation and healthy lifestyle of students.
It includes PhDs and associate professors, 8 senior teachers, 12 Masters of Sports of the USSR and Ukraine, 1 International Master of Sports of the USSR and1 Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine.
In 2013, thanks to the scientific and sports activities held by the Department of Physical Education and Sports, Sumy State University has become a member of the International Association of Physical Education and Sport Universities.
            
She was awarded for the best diploma, Master's and PhD theses dedicated to the history and modern life of Poland and the Polish-Ukrainian relations. For her thesis called ‘Modernization of Physical Education and Sports in the University Education of Poland’ the SSU representative received not only a diploma, but also a special award.
             
The curriculum provides an enhanced training of future specialists. It offers special medical disciplines and methods of rehabilitation programs using the material and technical resources and the staff of SSU Medical Institute and its house care center. Students will have a chance to engage in the process of advanced studying of foreign languages, professional management and IT-technologies.
In the future the graduates of this major can apply for the job of a coach or a teacher in sports schools for children and youth, schools of high sports mastery and Olympic training. Also, the graduates can be sports managers and occupy leading positions in sports organizations.
The representatives of general and higher education of Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Moldova, and Romania actively take part in the conference. They discuss the problems of modernization of students’ physical education, usage of e-learning technologies in the career development system for specialists in physical education and sports, education quality improvement, modern methods of teaching children swimming, encouraging students to lead a healthy lifestyle, social, economic and regulatory principles of career development for specialists in physical education, rehabilitation and recreation of different layers of our society.
Also, about 500 foreign students are involved in these sport clubs.
             
The faculty of the Department consists of highly skilled athletes, who conduct workout sessions in 36 kinds of sports, including 29 Olympic sports. This enables the Department to train students-athletes for international and All-Ukrainian competitions.
Biathlon, skiing, athletics, swimming, rowing, canoeing, football, volleyball, handball, basketball, and table tennis are the most popular sports developed by SSU coaches and teachers.
             
             
There are gyms and workout rooms, a swimming pool, rowing and ski resorts in order to organize sport activities.
             
             
There is a house care center for athletes and a center for health and sports established at SSU in order to organize rehabilitation and recreational activities.
             
Sumy State University pays a great attention to the development of physical education and sports among students and staff by engaging them into regular physical exercises and participation in fitness and health recreation events. The University has modern material and technical infrastructure for organizing sporting events, recreation and training activities for students-athletes, staff and pupils engaged in SSU sports sections.
SSU sports infrastructure includes 40 sports facilities, namely 3 swimming pools, 2 stadiums, specialized workout rooms, rooms for sports choreography, martial arts and table tennis, workout rooms, rooms for sport games, 2 shooting ranges, 4 playfields with artificial turf, rowing and ski resorts, club of intellectual sport games etc. Sanatorium Complex “Univer” and house care center for athletes are established at SSU in order to organize rehabilitation and recreational activities.
SSU sports infrastructure takes the first place at the competition of the best sports facilities among higher education institutions.
2012 London Olympics (Taras Shelestiuk – bronze medalist in boxing), 2014 Winter Olympics (Vita and Valia Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma – biathlon winners), 2013 Summer Universiade (Vitalii Korzh, Serhii Smelyk, Viktoriia Piatachenko – winners in athletics), 2015 Winter Universiade (Dmytro Rusinov – biathlon winner), 2015 World Universiade (Yurii Synytsia, Dmytro Bohdan – bronze medalists in volleyball; Bohdan Yadov, Tetiana Levytska – bronze medalists in judo), and 2015 European Games (Artem Khomula – bronze medalist in judo) belong to the biggest world sporting events.
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SSU Sports Club “University”

On 30 August 1966, a sport section under the leadership of Y.K. Berest was created. Soon after that, the Sports Club headed by Y. K. Berest was founded.V. Kosiak, I. Verbliudov, A. Ivanov, A. Shepelev, M. Artiushenko and M. Piatakov played the great role in the life of Club.

SSU Sports Club of the Department of Physical Training had been existing till 1993, when in 2005 became the separated structural subdivision of SSU, headed by O.G. Levkovets. Now Y.B. Tokarev is the Head of the Club.

36 kinds of sport are developing in the Club, more than 76 sport sections are provided, including the major league teams. Moreover, 22 students of SSU Sports Club are prize winners of Olympic, World and European Championships. The Ukrainian national team that participates in the XXX Olympic Games in London included 3 students and postgraduates students of SSU. The XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi were represented by 6 SSU students and postgraduates. During these competitions gold medals in biathlon relay-race and bronze medal in boxing and biathlon sprint was received.

SSU belongs to three leaders of the corresponding category due to the III Ukrainian Sport Games results among the higher educational institutions. All in all, during the National Team Competitions "Championships of Ukraine" and "The First National Ukrainian Festival of Playing Sport" SSU got into ten of the best higher education institutions, and occupied the 7th place in the rankings of all Ukrainian universities.

tokarev  levkovets 
 Tokarev Yurii Borysovych

Director of SSU Sports Club

 Levkovets Oleg Hryhorovych

Head of SSU Futsal Team 

kiselov humennyi
 Kiselov Ruslan Oleksandrovych

Top Specialist of SSU Sports Club

 Humennyi Mykola Viktorovych

Top Specialist of SSU Sports Club

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shumylo

Pyesotskyi Serhii Mykolaiovych
 Chief Trainer of SSU Futsal
 Shumylo Oleksandr Petrovych
2nd Category Specialist of SSU Sport Club
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 Kunpan Maksym Oleksandrovych
2nd Category Specialist of SSU Sport Club
 Yelkanov Oleksandr Valeriiovych
Top Specialist of SSU Sports Club

The Best Sports Achievements of Sumy State University

semerenko vita

Semerenko Vita

Honoured Master of Sports

Biathlon (relay race) Olympic champion of Ukrainian national team, Bronze Olympic sprint medalist, a repeated winner of the World Championships, winner and prize winner of European Championships and World Cup. The graduate student of SSU.

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Semerenko Valentina

Honoured Master of Sports

Biathlon (relay race) Olympic champion of Ukrainian national team, repeated champion of World Championships, winner and prize winner of European Championships and World Cup. The graduate student of SSU.

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Dzhyma Juliya

Honoured Master of Sports

Biathlon (relay race) Olympic champion in Ukrainian national team, prize winner of World Championship, winner and prize winner of European Championships and World Cup.

shelestiuk

Shelestiuk Taras

Honoured Master of Sports

Bronze Olympic prize winner, World Boxing Champion, the professional boxer from 2013. The graduate student of SSU.

sedniev

Sedniev Serhii

Honoured Master of Sports

Olympic Games competitor, prize winner of World and European Championships, biathlon winner and prize winner of the World Cup. The graduate student of SSU.

burmistrova

Burmistrova Kateryna

Honoured Master of Sports

Olympic Games competitor, repeated wrestling champion of Championships and World Cups. The graduate student of SSU.

piatachenko

Piatachenko Viktoria

Ukrainian World-class Athlete

Olympic Games and World Championships competitor, athletics winner of Ukrainian Championship and Cups, and Ukrainian National Student Games. The graduate student of SSU.

smelyk

Smelyk Serhii

Ukrainian Master of Sports of International Level

Participant of Olympic Games, the winner of XXVII Summer Universiade (track-and-field).

butrym

Butrym Vitalii

Ukrainian Master of Sports of International Level

Participant of Olympic Games, the winner of XXVII Summer Universiade (track-and-field).

krasovskiy

Krasovskiy Oleksii

Ukrainian Master of Sports

Participant of Olympic Games, repeated champion and a prize winner of Ski Racing Championship of Ukraine.

Sumy State University Honourable Sports Competitors

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Siniavina Viktoriia

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Repeated champion and prize winner of World and European Pankration Championships.

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Shelestiuk Bohdan

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Participant and the winner of Ukrainian Championships, the winner of "World Cup of Petroleum Countries," bronze medalist of European Boxing Championships.

berezhnyi

Berezhnyi Dmytro

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Winner of Ukrainian Open Cup, bronze medalist of European Judo Championships.

korzh

Korzh Vitalii

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Winner of XXVII Summer Universiade and Ukrainian Sport Games. Winner of summer Ukrainian Students Games of track and-field. The graduate student of SSU.

plotitsyna

Plotitsyna Anna

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Repeated champion and a prize winner of Ukraine, a prize winner of European Team Championship of track-and-field. The graduate of Sumy State University.

hubin

Hunbin Oleksii

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Champion of Ukraine and winner of Ukrainian Cup of Archery.

levytska

Levytska Tetiana

Master of Sport of Ukraine of International Level

Champion of Ukraine, bronze prize winner of European Team Championship, double bronze champion of World Judo Championships.

palamarchuk

Palamarchuk Oleksandr

Master of Sports of Ukraine

Repeated champion of Ukrainian Championships, participant of European Championships of track-and-field. The graduate student of SSU.

yadov

Yadov Bohdan

Master of Sports of Ukraine

Vice-Champion of European Championships Juniors Teams, the champion of Youth Championships of Ukraine, silver medalist of Junior Judo Championships of Ukraine.

synianskyi

Synianskyi Anatolii

Master of Sports of Ukraine

Champion of Ukraine of track-and-field at the distance of 400 meters with barriers.

sliusarenko

Sliusarenko Kateryna

Master of Sports of Ukraine

Junior champion of Ukraine of track-and-field at the distance of 400 meters with barriers.

hrinko

Hrinko Yaroslav

Master of Sports of Ukraine

Silver prize winner of Archery Tournament "Olympic Hopes," repeated prize winner of Ukraine Archery Championships and Cups.

malenko

Malenko Oleksandr

Candidate for Master of Sport

Winner of International tournament "PolishOpen," winner of European Championship on karate.

zhelyezna

Zhelyezna Victoriia

Candidate for Master of Sport

Champion of Ukraine as a part of relay team, member of Junior Ski Championships of Ukraine.

karpenko

Karpenko Yuliia

Candidate for Master of Sport

Participant of Junior European Championships as a part of Youth Team of Ukraine, multiple champion and the winner of Ukraine Sport Orienteering Championship.

postelniak

Postelniak Olena

Candidate for Master of Sport

Member of Ukrainian Youth Orienteering Team. Participant of Junior Worlds Championships. Bronze and silver prize winner of Junior European Championships. Multiple champion and prize winner of Ukrainian Championships.

kanivets

Kanivets Iryna

Candidate for Master of Sports of Ukraine, repeated champion and prize winner of Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships of Ukraine.

fadeieva

Fadeieva Alina

Champion of Ukraine on Field hockey as part of Hockey Club "Sumchanka," silver medalist of European Junior Championships. Member of Ukraine national team, bronze medalist of European championships among youth teams, the best goalkeeper of European Championships.

farladanska

Farladanska Anna

Champion of Ukraine among Juniors, Champion of Ukraine among adults, silver medalist of Ukrainian national Student Games, a competitor of Table Tennis World University Games.

dmytro

Dmytro Pysar

Champion of Club Championship of Ukraine, a competitor of Table Tennis World Student Games.

kolesnikova

Kolesnikova Viktoriia

Winner of International Karate Tournament Serbia European Cup "Serbia Open," a prize winner of "Soke Kubota Cup," finalist of the European Champions Cup.

borzanytsia

Borzanytsia Anastasiia

Ski Racing champion of Ukraine in the classic-style race.

hohenko

Hohenko Serhii

Silver medalist of Major League Club Championships of Ukraine, silver prize winner of Championship of Ukraine in the personal offset of Table Tennis.

Sumy State University Teams of Playing Sports

futsal

SSU  Men’s Futsal Team

Six-time champion of Ukraine among higher education institutions, a vice-champion of European Championships among students, a competitor of the Extra-League.

volleyball

SSU Men’s Volleyball Team

Silver medalist of Major League of Ukraine, a bronze medalist of Championships of Ukraine among higher education institutions, repeated champion of local and regional competitions among higher education institutions.

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Yelyzoveta Sulima / Dariia Udovenko

Champion of Ukraine among juniors, competitor of European Championships among juniors of Beach Volleyball.

handball

SSU Men’s Handball Team

Repeated champion of local and regional competitions among higher education institutions, prize winner of the "Unity Cup," a participant of the Festival of Sport Scores.

women volleyball

SSU Women’s National Volleyball Team

Repeated winner of the regional and local Students Games.

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SSU Men’s Basketball Team

Repeated winner of local and regional competitions among the higher education institutions, participant of the "League of Sumy Oblast."

women futsal

SSU Women’s Futsal Team

Repeated winner of local and regional competitions of mini football, participant of the First League of Ukraine.

women basketball

SSU Women’s Basketball Team

Repeated winner of regional tournaments among the higher education institutions, Sumy champion among universities, participant of Basketball Women's League.

Contacts:

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Sumy State University
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