Second-year student Victoria Otshamova took the 1st place at the International competition for the Yugra Governor's Cup. The student of Yugra State University won the national struggle among women in the weight category up to 60 kilograms.
The competitions were held as part of the Yugorskie Oblasa ethno-festival. This year the international forum was held in the village Shapsha, Khanty-Mansiysk district. Foreign delegations from Turkey, Nigeria, Iran, Cameroon, Zambia and China came to Yugra for the ethnofestival.
In addition to sports disciplines, participants of the event traditionally take part in the ritual of worshiping Vit Khon, the patron saint of the water element, various master classes, national treats and much more.
It should be noted that the winner of this year studies at the Higher Ecological School of YUSU - she studies ecology and nature management. The student is also interested in various sports - volleyball, skiing, running, as well as rowing on oblas and koldanki. By the way, this is the second time Victoria participates in the competitions in rowing on oblas, and the participation in the national struggle was a lucky debut for the student. As Victoria said, the victory was a surprise for her.