2019 EFPM "SPIRIT OF FAIR PLAY” AWARD
Tigran Harutyunyan has been working for 26 years with young people in the field of physical education in schools and universities. He has consistently suppressed and eradicated manifestations of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerances. In addition, he does not allow the manifestation of the general non-recognition of migrants and actively suppresses all racist actions that give rise to xenophobic behavior and negative feelings towards migrants or indeed their rejection. Tigran Harutyunyan publishes articles and develops programmes aimed at preventing psychological pressure and coercion in physical education. He has regularly organised events and congresses where physical culture and sport is used as a tool for overcoming barriers between countries.
He received the EFPM "Spirit of Fair Play” Award at the Academic Council from the Rector of Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology.