27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Russian Athletics Championships conclude in Kazan
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A preliminary line-up of the Russian national team for the 2014 IAAF European Championships was formed at the national championships in Kazan.

Russian Athletics Championships: Day 3 wraps up in Kazan
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11 sets of medals were contested on the third day of the Russian Athletics Championships in Kazan.

Russian Athletics Championships: Kristina Sivkova sets national record
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9 sets of medals were up for grabs on the second competition day of the Russian Athletics Championships in Kazan.

Valentin Balakhnichev: Kazan stadium is currently the best in Russia
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A press conference dedicated to the Russian Athletics Championships, which are underway in Kazan from July 23-26, was held in the Central Stadium today. Tatarstan's Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rafis Burganov, President of the All-Russia Athletics Federation Valentin Balakhnichev and head coach of the Russian athletics team Valentin Maslakov attended the event and took questions from the press.

Russian Athletics Championships: First winners determined
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Medals in the women's 3,000m steeplechase and men's 5,000m were contested on the first day of the national athletics tournament in Kazan.

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Dmitry Medvedev
Prime Minister of Russia

I think that the Universiade in Kazan was a worthy prelude for the Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014.


Rustam Minnikhanov
President of the Republic o...

The Universiade was a school for us, where we have been learning. The Universiade project has been successful...


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More than 600 official events, including 351 victory ceremonies were held during the Games.

Weather in Kazan

+14 °C mostly cloudy

Wind: north-east, 4.02 m/s
Humidity: 72.0%