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August 2, 2018

University President Meets with Winners of International Young Physicists' Tournament [Video]


Karazin University has held a meeting of the University President, Vil Bakirov, with the team of silver medal winners of the International Young Physicists’ Tournament that took place on July 19-26, 2018 in Beijing, China.The Impuls Kharkiv Lyceum No. 161 won silver medals improving its own result of the year before last. The team comprised Svitlana Hrynchenko (team captain), Volodymyr Mashchyts, Hryhorii Ovcharenko, and Illia Khoroshko.

The event was held with the participation of the Dean of the School of Physics and Technology, Ihor Hirka, and the Dean of the School of Physics, Ruslan Vovk.

“I am very glad that you returned from Beijing with such good results. To win second place among participants from all over the world is a great honor. It’s nice that among Kharkiv young people there are such talented, gifted and purposeful personalities interested in science,” said Vil Bakirov.

The President gave University branded souvenirs to each member of the team. He also commended the Associate Professor of the Academician I. M. Lifshitz Department of Theoretical Physics of the School of Physics Zakhar Maizelis and the School of Physics student Olha Zaitseva for effective and creative work with gifted senior pupils.

The team captain, Svitlana Hrynchenko, thanked Vil Bakirov for support and promotion of top-class training.

“You can confidently transfer knowledge to these children. I believe that a worthy substitute for us is growing up,” said Ihor Hirka.

Ruslan Vovk pointed out that looking at such gifted children it is safe to believe in a bright future for physics and our country.

At the end of the event, the University President, the deans, and the tournament participants had their picture taken.