President Igor Dodon held a meeting with university teem of Republic of Moldova which is going to take part in the Summer Universiade – one of the most prestigious university sports competition, which is going to take place on July 3-14 in Italian city Naples.
The head of the state handed to the team state flag of the Republic of Moldova to be held with pride at this big sport event. As well Igor Dodon expressed confidence that our country will be presented competent, wished sports victories and self growth.
Note that in current year is carried 30th edition of the Universiade in which take part approximately 8 thousand of participants from over 150 countries. Republic of Moldova as an independent and sovereign country for the first time ever took part in the Universiade in 1995. In total during those competitions Moldova won 22 medals – 3 gold, 4 silver and 15 bronze.
This year our country is presented by 22 participants who will compete in 5 samples from those 18 in total: athletics, judo, archery, taekwondo WTF and swimming.