I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University
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373 20.09.2023

З 18 вересня 2023 року в ТНМУ починають функціонувати спортивні секції.

У 2023 – 2024 навчальному році в спорткомплексі кафедри фізичної терапії, ерготерапії та фізичного виховання (вул. Коцюбинського 2) будуть функціонувати спортивні секції для студентів медичного, стоматологічного, фармацевтичного факультетів та ННІ Медсестринство. Спортивні секції будуть проводитись з таких видів спорту: баскетбол, волейбол, футзал, фітнес, атлетична гімнастика.


   Назва секції















Відповідальний викладач


Спортивний зал





15.30 -17.00



15.30 17.00



15.30 -17.00


Новакова Л.В.

Назарук В.Л

Давибіда Н.О.


Спортивний зал №1

Гімнастичний зал №2







15.30 -17.30







15.30 -17.30



Назарук В.Л

Новакова Л.В.



Спортивний зал № 1






15.30 – 17.00

Давибіда Н.О.

Новакова Л.В.

Назарук В.Л.


Спортивний зал № 1








15.30 -17.00

17.00 -18.30





15.30 -17.00






17.00 -18.30





15.30 -17.00





17.00 -18.30


Назарук В.Л.

Новакова  Л.В.

Давибіда Н. О.

Спортивний зал№3




17.00 -18.20


Новакова  Л.В.

Назарук В.Л.



Спортивний зал № 1


227 28.06.2023

On April 25–27, the Rector’s Cup in futsal 2023 was held at TNMU. Eight teams from all university faculties took part in the competition.

The following teams were the prize winners:

1st prizeReal MEDrid – the team of the 4th-year students (Myron Boiko, Vladyslav Overchuk, Maksym Levytskyi, Vitalii Saniblidze, Taras Paslavskyi, Pavlo Makohin, Yurii Posheliuzhnyi).

2nd prize – the team of the 6th-year students (Andrii Savchuk, Mykhailo Dychok, Vladyslav Stoliar, Maksym Horishnyi, Andrii Pavlyk, Yurii Shpeniuk)

3rd prize – the team of the students majoring in Physical Therapy (Marian Pavlyshyn, Volodymyr Sichevskyi, Dmytro Navizivskyi, Dmytro Balandiuk, Taras Vydoinyk, Bohdan Sava, Vlad Yurchenko, Dmytro Kachka).

4th prize – the team of the 5th-year students.

The best player of the tournament was a member of the 6th-year students’ team Andrii Savchuk.

This exciting tournament was hosted by TNMU sports complex.

We would like to express our special appreciation to the Red Cross Society of Ukraine for their help in organizing medical support. We also thank the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Professor Petro Lykhatskyi for the ceremonial awarding of the winners and his kind words!

We would like to note that this is the first traditional Rector’s Cup in futsal among students since 2020.

The organizers were Oleksandr Mekhedok and Sviatoslav Flinta, other members of the Student Parliament provided their assistance.


The information was provided by Sofia Berehuliak.

Photographs by Mykola Vasylechko.

214 20.06.2023

On April 22-23, 2023, in the swimming pool of Yu. Horayskyi Sports School in Ternopil, an open charity swimming tournament “OTTER PROJECT” was held, at which UAH 62,000 was collected for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. At these competitions, the team of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University won the 2nd prize in the 4 by 50 metre freestyle relay (mixed) in the absolute category. The TNMU team consisted of 2nd-year student Serhii Ostroushko (MM-205), 1st-year student Uliana Poberezhnyk (MM-107), intern doctor Anastasia Barabash (Department of Therapy and Family Medicine, Faculty of Postgraduate Education) and Viktor Nazaruk (Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physical Education). Athletes also performed successfully in the individual numbers of the program. In particular, Uliana Poberezhnyk won 3 second prizes at distances of 50 and 100 metres breaststroke and 50 metres backstroke; Anastasia Barabash 2 third prizes at distances of 50 and 100 metres breaststroke; Viktor Nazaruk 2 third prizes in the 50-metre freestyle and 50-metre backstroke and second prize in the 100-metre backstroke. The swimming team of TNMU expresses its deepest appreciation to the organizers of the competition, the coach of Yu. Horayskyi Sports School, master of sports in swimming, Pavlo Dziubanovskyi and his wife Inna Anastasia Dziubanovska.

The information was provided by Viktor Nazaruk.

216 20.06.2023

Chess is more than just a game. It is an intellectual sport that is an excellent means of developing mental abilities, creativity and strategic thinking. Popularizing chess among students is an important step towards increasing the level of development of young people and creating conditions for their success in the future.

On April 6, 2023, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University hosted a chess tournament organized by TNMU Student Parliament.

It was possible to participate by prior registration in an online form. The tournament lasted 4 hours, the participants were extremely enthusiastic about the game. More than 50 students of various faculties of the university took part.

The following won and were awarded medals, diplomas and prizes:

1st place – Nazarii Melnychuk

2nd place – Anton Komar

3rd place – Abdul Moses

“I was extremely impressed by the great excitement and the large number of registered students. This confirms that holding a chess tournament is a really interesting pastime for students,” Sviatoslav Flinta, one of the organizers of the tournament, shared his impressions.

Oleksandr Mekhedok, Head of the Student Parliament of TNMU, added: “We thank all the participants of the competition for their active participation. I hope that the organization of this tournament produced only enjoyable impressions for the players and that they will be interested in participating in similar events in the future.”

The information was prepared by Sofia Berehuliak.

The photos were provided by TNMU Student Parliament.

210 20.06.2023

On February 15-16, 2023, the Bukovel tourist complex hosted the Junior Championship of Ukraine in two disciplines: parallel slalom (PSL) and parallel giant slalom (PGS). At these competitions, Natalia Fedyshyn, a 3rd-year TNMU student, a candidate in master of sports, won an honourable second prize. The girl is studying at the Faculty of Medicine, majoring in “Physical therapy, occupational therapy”. At the competition, the girl represented “Extreme” Sports School of the city of Ternopil, and Natalia was trained for the competition by the senior snowboarding coach Natalia Pazunka. These were the last competitions of the athlete in the junior category, so we wish the girl success in the next competitions among adults.


236 06.04.2023

The sports competitions at Ternopil National Medical University were frequently held in the pre-war period, but security during the pandemic imposed some limitations. Today, the Student Parliament of TNMU is gradually restoring this tradition. On February 16, 2023, the TNMU Table Tennis Tournament took place. Everyone could take part after previous registration.

The students of Ternopil National Medical University won the championship which was held in the gym of our university on Kotsiubynskyi Street. In total, more than 40 future doctors took part in it.

The TNMU sports hall was full of competitive emotions and also quite cosy because of a friendly atmosphere there. The thrill of competing in sports is one of the best forms of recreation. It was obvious that the students missed such events.

The fight for the first prise was intense and fierce. Vladyslav Siomko, Pavlo Trufanov, and Kostiantyn Karaziia won in the tournament.

The winners received prizes, medals and diplomas.

The Table Tennis Tournament was organized by Oleksandr Mehedok, the Head of the Student Parliament, Sviatoslav Flinta, the head of the Leisure Sector, and other members of the Student Parliament. Information support for the competition was provided by Sofia Berehuliak.

Yanina Chaikivska, TNMU Press Secretary

Photos by Mykola Vasylechko


330 17.02.2022

After the lifting of quarantine restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the winners of the traditional online chess tournaments of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University “TNMU Arena” were awarded on February 8, 2021.

Professor Mykhailo Korda, the Rector of TNMU, congratulated the students and presented the awards: “I wish you further victories, good games and, most importantly, I hope that the tournament will continue to unite our chess players. I want our students, young talents to have the opportunity to constantly improve their game and enjoy participating in chess battles.”

Mykhailo Yakymchuk, an intern dentist, won in the online tournament TNMU ARENA, which took place on November 15, 2020; Oleksandr Ivaniuk, a fifth-year student of the Faculty of Medicine was the second; Ibrahim Ibikunle, second-year student of the International Students Faculty – the third.

On April 11, 2021 in the game “Chess Spring 2021 Arena” Olexandr Ivaniuk (group MM-507) was the first, Mikhailo Yakymchuk (intern dentist) – the second; Muhammad Talha (group IM 230) – the third.

According to the results of the online tournament “Chess winter 2021 Arena”, which took place on December 2, 2021, the prizes were taken by:

1st prize – Maxym Derlytsia, a second-year student of the Faculty of Medicine;

2nd prize – Ibrahim Ibikunle, a third-year student of the International Students Faculty,

3rd place – Shubham Samrat, a first-year student of the Faculty of Medicine.

Oleksandr Ivaniuk, a sixth-year medical student (MM-607), said he had been playing chess since school.

“The winner is the one who thinks strategically, thinks ahead and sees combinations that others do not see. I am sure that the skills gained during the games help me become a good, attentive doctor in the future. I am glad and grateful to our management and organizers for the opportunity to improve our skills within our university,” said Olexandr.

We congratulate the winners and recognise all the participants for joining the tournaments.

Solomiia Hnatyshyn, TNMU Journalist

Photos by the author


359 29.12.2021

On December 18, 2021, the European Ballroom Dancing Championship (IDSA European Championship) took place in Poland. Yulia Zubnina, a student of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University and her partner Yevhen Chervatiuk won in their age category “Youth 1” (10 dances). The girl is studying at the Faculty of Medicine, specialty General Medicine.

Yulia is a multiple champion and winner of national and international competitions in ballroom dancing. Yulia started her career at the age of 6, and in 2020 she won the high title of Master of Sports of Ukraine in sports dancing.

Information by Viktor Nazaruk

Photos by Yulia Zubnina



356 11.10.2021

For a long time the Nigerian Students’ Union of Ternopil National Medical University and the Nigerian Students Union of Ivano Frankivsk have been cooperating closely at the level of leaders of both public associations, and also always maintain strong relations between all members of the fellowship. From time to time they visit both cities and organize joint events.

Thanks to this close cooperation, a unique event was held – footballl competitions between the teams of Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk.

The first game was at the sports complex at 50 Bilohirska Street on Sunday the 27th of June at 4 pm. The Ivano team were on time and geared up for the meeting with their team bus. There were a lot of emotions and “hot” game moments during the match. On this day, the competition ended with a score of 2-0 in favour of the Ternopil Berkut (Golden Eagle) team.

Subsequently, the Students Union of Nigeria of Ternopil National Medical University and the National Union of Ghana of Ternopil Students organized a joint match in honour of this year’s graduates, which took place on the same field.

There were many fans as many students wanted to watch a match between two strong football teams on the African continent. The players represented two countries: Ghana and Nigeria. Each member of the team tried his best to make these competitions at a high level and give the audience unforgettable emotions. The result of the match was a draw – 1 : 1.

The graduates expressed their gratitude to the organizers of football competitions for the opportunity to enter the playing field for the last time, to keep vivid memories in their hearts and feel part of a large student family.



398 09.06.2021

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.