Kazan Federal University

Denis Davydov wins Grand Prix of the Student of the Year 2021 in Russia contest

The announcement was made during a video conference on 20 December.

The final tournament included 8 days of contests. Over 8,000 students registered, and 600 became finalists.

As Denis Davydov says, he only hoped to win Athlete of the Year, his primary nomination, and was completely stunned when awarded the Grand Prix. He currently is in his second and final year of master course at the Institute of International Relations. Under his captaincy, the KFU futsal team placed second in the Tatarstan Student Football League and first in 6×6 football in the All-Russian Student Sports Festival.

Another KFU student, Aliya Kiyamova, was named Best Social Outreach Worker of the Year. In team nominations, KFU Volunteer Center was awarded as Best Volunteer Team and Legal Consultancy Center of the KFU Student Union – as Best Legal Team.

Tatarstan became the province with the most wins – seven students from our Republic received various commendations.

Student of the Year award is co-organized by the Russian Youth Union and Russia – Country of Opportunities Presidential Platform. This year’s ceremony concluded the Year of Science and Technology in Russia.


Source text: Media Center

Photos: Office of the Student of the Year Competition

Translation: Yury Nurmeev

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