Lobachevsky University will have a representative in Russia’s women’s team in the European Disability Swimming Championships in Portugal in May 2016. On December 10-11, Ms Valeriia Kukanova, a student from the Institute for Rehabilitation and Health of Lobachevsky University, took the third place in Russia’s Disability Swimming Cup, which was held in Dzerzhinsk, the Nizhny Novgorod region. She became a member of the Russian team for the European Championships and can get a chance to compete at a Paralympic level.

Students of the Institute for Rehabilitation and Health participated as volunteers in Russia’s Disability Swimming Cup and helped to organize the event, which this year involved 160 athletes from 37 constituent entities of the Russian Federation.