Torchbearers

Evgeny Chuprunov ________

Rector of the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod


Andrey Kuvaev ______

Merited Master of Sport, Paralympic football champion (2012), bronze medallist at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, double world champion.


Andrey Tarasov _______

Deputy of the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Legislative Assembly, Deputy Chairman of the Budget and Taxes Committee, Chairman of the Committee for Development of Physical Culture and Sports of the United Russia regional political council.


Sergey Dmitriev ________

Rector of Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University named after R.E. Alekseev


Irina Zaikova _______

Bronze medallist at the 2011 European University Badminton Championship, repeat winner of the Russian University Badminton Championship, repeat winner and runner-up of the Babolat Riga International Open Badminton Tournament (2010-2013), bronze medallist at the Sell Student Games 2013.


Anna Zolotovitskaya _____________

Winner at the 1st European University Games (2012), repeat winner and runner-up at the Babolat Riga International Open Badminton Tournament (2011-2013), silver medallist at the Sell Student Games 2013.


Elena Posevina ________

Merited Master of Sports in Rhythmic Gymnastics, two-time Olympic champion (2004 and 2008) in the group competition, Kazan 2013 Ambassador.


Timur Kotkov ______

Silver medallist at the 2010 FILA European Wrestling Championships, Greco-Roman wrestling champion of the Mari El Republic, medallist at the 2010 Volga Federal District Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship.


Ekaterina Chirkina _______

Winner at the 2013 Russian Judo Championship, participant in the European Judo Cup.


Maria Izmailova _________

European aerobic fitness champion, Russian Cup winner, Volga Federal District aerobic fitness champion.