UVT men's volleyball team, winner of the National University Championship

UVT men's volleyball team, winner of the National University Championship

The Western University of Timișoara men's volleyball team, European champions and national university champions en-titre, successfully retained their national university men's volleyball title after the tournament organized again in Timișoara this weekend.

Between May 25-26, 2024, the final tournament in Timișoara of the National University Men's Volleyball Championship, organized in two groups, was held in the Sports Hall of UVT (Str. Oituz) and the Sports Hall of the Faculty of Physics and Sport UVT the teams of eight universities in the country: "Henri Coandă" Air Force Academy Brașov, "Nicolae Bălcescu" Land Forces Academy in Sibiu, Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University in Iasi , Transilvania University in Brașov, "King Mihai I" University of Life Sciences in Timișoara and West University in Timișoara.

The 2024 national final podium of the National University Men's Volleyball Championship is composed of the teams representing UVT, UBB and ASE Bucharest, the latter being the former vice-champion and the winner of this year's small final, in front of the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University in Iași.

In the final played on Sunday, West University from Timișoara defeated Babeș Bolyai University from Cluj Napoca 2-0 in sets. The final score was 25-22 for the people of Timișoara, which confirms last year's supremacy in 2024, when UVT became university champion of Romania and Europe.

The premiere on Sunday was made by the rector of the Western University in Timișoara, university professor Dr. Marilen Pirtea: "Many congratulations to the university volleyball team of UVT, winner today in the final of the National University Championship, in a game played with dedication in front of the Babeș-Bolyai University representative. We are happy for this new victory in the series of exceptional sporting results of UVT, all the more so since this victory comes exactly during the anniversary of the eight decades since the establishment of UVT, which we marked this week. Congratulations to the team, coaches and student crowd!".

The organization of the Timișoara tournament was also possible with the involvement of the Romanian School and University Sports Federation, the Romanian Handball Federation and CSU West University of Timișoara.

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