I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University
To be friends with sports is to be healthy!


Maxim Levitsky, a first-year student of I.Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University took part in the Ukrainian Kickboxing Championship among students. The competition took place in Kharkiv on September 25-30, 2019.

Our student has won the 1st prize in the weight class up to 69 kg, fulfilled the standard of the master of sports of Ukraine and joined the student team of Ukraine with further participation in the World Student Games. This result contributes to enhancing the overall prestige of Ternopil National Medical University among the student community, promotes a healthy lifestyle and sports, and encourages the development of athletic skills of the young generation.

In total, more than 400 athletes participated in the competition. The Ternopil region was represented by 16 sportsmen. The TNMU Kickboxing team has existed for 25 years (since 1994). More than 30 TNMU students are involved in this sport today.


On September 20, 2019, on the occasion of the International Day of University SportI. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University students supported the all-Ukrainian movement for a healthy lifestyle and participated in a flashmob. They performed a set of general and special exercises under the music accompaniment, and after that «Jump Squats» highlighted the event. It was organized by the Department of Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy and Physical Education and took place in a warm, fun and positive atmosphere.

It should be noted that every year on the 20th September the world university community celebrates International Day of University Sport. This holiday was initiated by the UNESCO General Conference on the initiative of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

The Committee on Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Sports Student Union of Ukraine constantly appeal to the higher educational institutions of Ukraine to join this initiative.

This day is intended to attract attention and increase the importance of sports in educational institutions and to attract the supporters of a healthy lifestyle, to promote its development. Active lifestyles, physical culture and sports are a reliable source of good humour and optimism, health and longevity!



On January 28-30, 2020, the Rector’s Cup Basketball Tournament was held at Ternopil National Medical University Sports Complex. It was attended by 12 teams vying for victory according to the Olympic system.

In the semifinal and final games, teams of the Faculty of Dentistry (5th-year students) and Medicine (4th-year students) fought for the 3-4 prizes, teams of the Faculty of Medicine (5th-year students) and International Students’ Faculty (4th-year students) fought for the 1-2 prizes.

The first prize was won by a team of the International Students’ Faculty. The fifth-year students of the Faculty of Medicine won the second prize. The third and fourth prizes were awarded to the teams of the Faculty of Dentistry.

The Cup Tournament was organized by Nazarii Savchuk, a 5th-year student of the Faculty of Medicine, the head of the leisure department.

On January 31 – February 2, 2020, Junior Chess Championship was held. 28 chess players participate in this intellectual game, 21 of them have reached the finish line. The competition was held at the Avangard Chess and Checkers Club.

The tournament was successfully attended by a student of TNMU Faculty of Dentistry Mykhailo Yakymchuk, who fulfilled the norm of the first category. Also, Yurii Kovenko (fifth-year student of the Faculty of Dentistry) and Nazar Netsiuk (second-year student of the Faculty of Medicine) participated in the Championship. They have gained valuable experience and inspiration for future victories. Our team has started preparing for regional student sports games.