54 students – winners and medalists of 4th International Insurance Olympiad – to get tuition fee discounts from Sberbank

Jul 31, 2020

Sberbank Insurance Broker has chosen the winners and awardees of the 4th International Insurance Olympiad. As many as 54 students from all parts of Russia, Macedonia, Azerbaijan, and Bulgaria will get tuition fee discounts at Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.

The winner of the contest is Darya Denisova from the Ulyanovsk State University. Artyom Tokarev from ITMO University ranked second, followed by Alexander Gavrin from Saint-Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design.

Other awardees included college students from Moscow, Vladivostok, Kursk, Perm, Chelyabinsk, Saratov, Krasnoyarsk, Stavropol, Saransk, and four students from Macedonia, Azerbaijan, and Bulgaria.

Contest winners got certificates for a 50% tuition fee discount for bachelor’s and master’s programs in Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, and other awardees got 25% off certificates.

Valentina Sklyar, CEO, Sberbank Insurance Broker,

“I’d like to thank all young people who took part in our fourth insurance contest. Throughout the two stages of the contest, all participants showed they were true professionals, and I hope that many of them will pursue insurance careers. Even more so, given that 2020 contest partners are ready to offer the winners internships at insurance companies. The next generation is essential to the future evolution and prosperity of our insurance industry, our economy, and our country.”

Organized by Sberbank Insurance Broker and Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with support from MIG Strakhovaniye Segodnya, the 2020 event featured two stages from December 20, 2019, and July 10, 2020. The final round had 300 contenders in the shortlist who were to take a test and write a paper about insurance. 

Criteria to determine winners and other medalists: 

  • contenders with 73 points or more are winners (16 students)
  • contenders with 25 to 73 points are medalists (38 students).

The international insurance contest was held for the fourth time with the aim to improve insurance-related financial literacy, enhance the expertise of students, and drive research. The partners of the 4th International Insurance Olympiad are Sberbank insurance, Sberbank life insurance, VSK, Ingosstrakh Insurance Company, RESO-Garantiya, and Energogarant.

The full list of winners and medalists of the contest is available on the website of Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.