It is highly important for us that the Universiade will become a true event and festival for all the citizens of Krasnoyarsk, for the youth of the region and for all the University society of Siberia. And it is no less important that the preparation and delivery of the Games should significantly renew the perception of our region and our city in the whole world. All the university centers and international organizations in the world will know the host city of Universiade-2019 which will no doubt help the strategic development of our region.
The first Winter Universiade
Venues List Approved
The Organizing Committee meeting on preparation and delivery of the 29th World Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk was chaired by the First Vice-Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Government, Igor Shuvalov. The meeting resulted in approval of the list of sports, medical and residential venues. The major part of the construction, repair and reconstruction works shall have been completed by the end of 2017.
3000 athletes from around the world will take part
in the Universiade-2019
About 10,000 guests and fans are expected to come.
10 Types of Sports to Make Universiade-2019 Programme
The compulsory programme will include hockey, short-track, ice figure skating, snowboarding, skiing race, biathlon, downhill skiing, and curling. It is proposed to additionally include sports orienteering and free style.