Press Room

Masters of Sports Administration: New Enrollment

Masters of Sports Administration: New Enrollment

Vladimir Potanin Foundation and the Russian International Olympic University announce the results of the Olympic Scholarships Competition, aimed at building up a new generation of sports managers. Winners of the competition will receive scholarships to study at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in 2016/2017 academic year at the English Language version of the Master of Sports Administration program.

 This year the competition procedure has been enhanced: the applications were sent directly to RIOU and that allowed the experts to examine candidates more thoroughly at the first stage of selection process. 37 participants were admitted to participate in the competition. The Expert Council following its meetings selected 20 winners from 15 countries. 


  1. Adewuyi Ololade John, Nigeria
  2. Anak Lomas Bryan Nickson, Malaysia
  3. Berdnikov Maksim Olegovich, Russia
  4. Butrtur Mohamed Gamal, Lebanon
  5. Da Graca Rodrigues Gomes Jailson Eugenio, Cabo Verde
  6. De Haas Solange Tyrah-Lee, New Zealand
  7. Deshpande Abhishek Vinayak, India
  8. Frawley Devin John, Ireland
  9. Groudnev Aleksander Sergeevich, Russia
  10. Jallow Abdoulie M.A., Gambia
  11. Ivanko Martin, Slovakia
  12. Kirsanova Maria Vladimirovna, Russia
  13. Mc Callion John Bernard, Ireland
  14. Mdlovu Mthethwa Hazel P, Swaziland
  15. Moirangthem Ajanta Singh, India
  16. Panavej Veerabha, Thailand
  17. Pereira Carvalhosa Ivo, Portugal
  18. Rekola Raija Maria, Finland
  19. Yeh Tsu-Lin, China (Taiwan)
  20. Yuluev Artem Nailevich, Russia