Brest will be the youth sports capital of Belarus for a few days as it hosts the largest republican student forum. More than 700 youths from 50 universities take part in the Universiade. During the competition, the Ministry of Education summed up the results of the academic year, and awarded the best teams. During the opening of the forum the Flame of Peace torch relay of the 2nd European Games was lit. The program of the Universiade includes 12 sports.