Sports Center

Since September 2015 MEPHI has organized a student sports club "Reactor" that combines all the athletes of the university. Its task is to organize the university teams, form the information environment and organize sport events with the participation of MEPhI students. Among the activities that already are held are MEPhI tournaments in volleyball, soccer, table tennis, chess and other sports. Official web community of the Sport club "Reactor" MEPhI:

Sports teams in MEPhI:


The Hockey team MEPhI was organized in 2011 and is playing in the Moscow Student Hockey League (MSHL). The team became the champion of the «small» cup of students of Moscow, while players of the team have a lot of personal awards.


The Rugby club has existed at in the University since 1965. At the moment there are female and male teams. Rugby teams in MEPHI have won prizes at the Moscow and All-Russia competitions. In winter, spring and summer teams go to a training camp.


Sambo in MEPhI is the oldest University sport, organized in the 1950s. Over the long history, graduates of the team went on to become multiple time world and national champions as well as winners of various international competitions. Since 1975, the club hosts the annual International Sambo Tournament for the prizes of space explorers organized in MEPhI. In the national team MEPhI Sambo listed MSIC, MS and CCM.


The Volleyball team has existed in MEPhI since the founding of the University. In recent years the team has successfully performed in the Upper Student League in Moscow and is a multiple winner of the Universiade of South district of Moscow.


The University basketball team has been around for more than 50 years, The team is the Moscow champion; and, today, our players are concurrently participating in two championships: Moscow Student Sports Games (ICCI) in Division "A" and the Moscow Basketball League (MBL). Every August the team goes to the training camp.

Soccer and mini-soccer

These are one of the oldest clubs of the University. They participate in  regular University tournaments,  as well as Moscow Championship.

Sport tourism

Sport tourism was revived in MEPhI in 2005. During the school year, members of the team participate in competitions in  hiking, skiing and mountain climbing. Sports tourists of MEPHI are part of the regional teams, successfully and regularly performing in the Russian Championship and Russian Cup.

Other sport teams in MEPHI include:

Aerobics, Baseball, weight-lifting, arm wrestling, chess, tennis, rowing, badminton, shaping, Orienteering, Climbing, Track&field, OFM, Sailing.

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