On May 9, about 700 participants from 68 teams took part in the festive start on Kirov Square. The races took place along Karl Marx Avenue and Engels Street. Throughout the relay, spectators supported the teams.
Among the teams of higher educational institutions, the fastest were students of PetrSU.
The first place among male and female teams was taken by the team of the Institute of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of PetrSU. The second place among the women’s teams is taken by the team of the Medical Institute, among the boys – the combined team of the Institute of Mathematics and Information Technologies and the Physico-Technical Institute. The third place among men’s teams was taken by the team of the Medical Institute.
The teams were prepared by the teachers of the Department of Physical Culture of PetrSU. Medals, diplomas and prizes were presented to the heroes of the relay by the head of the department of physical culture, sports and youth policy of the Administration of Petrozavodsk, Natalya Fofanova, and the director of the Olympic Reserve Sports School No. 3, Alexander Kishkin.