SPORT AEROBICS AND FITNESS
SPORT AEROBICS AND FITNESS
Sport aerobics and fitness in TNEU started in 1996 with the development of basic aerobics. Today the faculties of our University have their own teams who annually participate in competitions between the faculties for the University Cup. The best teams take part in the Ternopil University championship.Since 1999 theTNEU picked teams are constant region champions and winnersof Ternopil Universiades.
In 2000, the University picked team for the first time appeared in the championship of Ukraine. In 2001, only one representative of the University, the student of BankingBusiness - Irina Didukh, participated in the championship of Ukraine, and in 2003 there were six teams who participated in the Universiade.They included two - inbasic aerobics, two - in funk aerobics and two – in step aerobics.
Both teams of funk aerobics became the Universiade finalists, and took the fourth and fifth places respectively. Irina Didukh during the final session of the competition was the sixth, and the student of Finance Faculty,Oleksandr Shelikhevych rated the fourth.
In thatUniversiade the University students took the first place in their area and the fourth among all UniversitiesofUkraine.
In 2004, sport aerobics included another kind of it, namely - strenfleks. Vasyl Khomut ( Faculty of Economic Management student) became the bronze, and Iryna Didukh - silver medalists of Ukraine’s Championship.
In Ukraine’s Universiade 2005, which was held in Donetsk, our teams in the overall standings occupiedthe first place in their section. The leaders were: Olena Kovalchuk, Kateryna Yamkova , Viktoria Bezhubenko, Solomiia Nazarko , Olena Yatsiuk, Svitlana Melnyk, Andrii Markiv, Nataliia Kydon, and Liubov Voronina.
In Universiade - 2007of Ukraine, which was held in Zaporizhzhia,the University teams participated in all kinds of aerobics and command fitness competitions.The finals of the competition included a funk aerobics team consisting of Yulia Haiewska, Olena Popova, Alla Hrubashuk, Nataliia Dobush,NataliiaHaidamakha, Viktoriia Storozhuk, and Iryna Yanishewska. The competitors took the fifth place and reached the qualifying standards of candidates for Master of sports. The sport mixed duo of L.Voronina and A.Markiv took the fifth place; the student of International Business and Management Iryna Dmytrenko, was the fourth in the strenfleks competition .
In that Universiade the students of our higher educational institution once again were rated the fourth among the Universities of Ukraine and the first in their sub-section.
The coaches of aerobics section trained Master of Sports of Ukraine in Fitness – the student of the Finance Faculty Oleksandr Shelikhevych (Ukraine’s Champion in Fitness, multiple silver prize winner for the Cup ofUkraine, (the European Fitness Championship finalist);18 Master of sports candidates in fitness,and 50 first-class athletes.
The teams were trained and prepared for the competition bysenior trainers of Sports Department - Nataliia Vezhnavets and Liubov Karpyk.