The AZS of the University of Gdańsk reached the finals of the Men’s Futsal Academic Championships of Poland, held in Katowice, where they only just lost to the University of Warsaw 0:1. Tomasz Kriezel from the AZS UG was chosen best player of the event.
The AZS UG team comprised: Rafalski, Pytka, Kriezel, Olszewski, Cyman, Osiński, Urtnowski, Horbacz, Pawicki, Kreft.
The DN Ice Yachting World Championships and European Championships were held between 13 and 17 February 2017. Sara Piasecka, student of the UG’s Faculty of Economics, achieved great success in the competition held in Żnin (Poland), winning the title of World Junior Vice-Champion.
In the current season, 2016/2017, Sara Piasecka has also achieved other successes:
─ Champion of Europe
─ Champion of Poland in the Senior and Junior category.
Between 7 and 9 October 2016 the Junior and Senior Polish Powerlifting Championships were held in Warsaw, where a member of the UG’s Academic Sports Association (AZS), Bartosz Świniarski, had the chance to demonstrate his excellent physical condition. The student of the UG’s Faculty of Law and Administration won a bronze medal at the Junior Polish Powerlifting Championships in the 93 kg weight category. Details of the results achieved by Bartosz Świniarski in the Polish Championships are as follows:
The University of Gdańsk scored highly (95-53) against the Technical University. The UG finished the first quarter 13 points ahead. At the very beginning of the game coach Włodzimierz Augustynowicz’s team was down 0-4, only to dominate their opponents totally at a later stage of the game. From then on, it only got better. Ten minutes later they were in a clear lead. The Technical University struggled with problems in both attack and defence. Before the break, the UG team were leading 50-26.