27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Kazan 2013 volunteer programme experience presented in Moscow

Experience of implementing volunteer programmes at major international sporting events was discussed during last week's volunteer management seminar in Moscow. The event brought together representatives of the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The Kazan delegation was represented by Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Tatarstan, Larisa Sulima, Director General of the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects, Azat Kadyrov, and Deputy Director General of the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects, Alexander Karpov.

Michal Vachun: Kazan is ready to host international judo events
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The European Judo Union (EJU) and Russian Judo Federation wrapped up their inspection visit to Kazan on November 6.

IAAF inspection team wraps up its visit to Kazan

IAAF's first inspection visit in the build-up to the 2016 IAAF World Junior Championships concluded today in Kazan. Its main goal was to inspect the Central Stadium, the host venue for the athletic competition. "The most important thing for us at this stage is to check everything about the sports venue, its equipment, its preparation and further Class One Certification as required by the level of the competition since the junior championships are a major event in the IAAF calendar of events. We've already conducted a preliminary analysis and we don't see any obstacles; we plan to make maximum use of the Universiade infrastructure," said Secretary General of the All-Russian Athletics Federation Mikhail Butov.

Kazan may host European Judo Championships

Delegates of the European Judo Union (EJU) will pay an inspection visit to Kazan on November 5-6. This visit is part of EJU's series of inspection tours to each of the candidate cities bidding to host the 2016 European Judo Championships. The host city will be announced at the EJU Ordinary Congress in Dubrovnik (CRO) on November 29.

IAAF delegates to arrive in Kazan for inspection visit

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) inspection team will visit the capital of Tatarstan on October 31-November 2. The delegates will view the Central Stadium, the key venue of the IAAF World Junior Championships that will be held in Kazan in less than two years, and other venues as well.

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Andy Hibbert
Chef de Mission for Team GBR

All people we came across during the Universiade were very friendly and kind. Most citizens of Kazan speak English...


Nikolaos Vasileiou
FISU Technical Delegate Wat...

The water polo competitions at the Universiade were of the Olympic Games’ level.


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Volunteers from other cities and countries were accommodated in 4 social mortgage houses provided by the State Public Housing Department (as part of a state affordable housing programme).

Weather in Kazan

-11 °C light snow showers

Wind: north-east, 4.02 m/s
Humidity: 75.0%