The annual regional Universiade has started in USU. The grand opening of the sports event was held with the participation of Governor Alexei Russian. The opening of the Universiade was preceded by a meeting of the council under the head of the region to promote the development of student sports.
The opening ceremony of the annual regional Universiade was held in the sports and recreation complex of USU. The competitions will last until May at various sports facilities, including on the basis of USU. University teams will compete in mini-football, basketball, cross-country skiing, arm wrestling, swimming, athletics and other disciplines.