Torchbearers

Maria Kiseleva ________

Merited Master of Sports in Synchronised Swimming, three-time world champion, nine-time European champion, repeat holder of World and European Cups, multiple champion of Russia, TV presenter, member of the Presidium of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports.


Alisa Tulynina ________

Winner of the Mrs. Russia 2011 Beauty Pageant.


Irek Zinnurov ________1

Russian water polo player, Merited Master of Sports of Russia, silver medallist at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, bronze medallist at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, winner of the 1998 Goodwill Games (New York), bronze medallist at the 9th FINA World Swimming Championships (Fukuoka), winner of the 2002 FINA Men's Water Polo World League (Greece), 2002 World Cup holder (Belgrade), bronze medallist at the 1997 European Championships (Seville), head coach of Sintez Kazan WPC.


Elvira Yankovskaya _________

Tatarstan participant in the Mrs. Russia 2013 Beauty Pageant.


Dmitry Sautin ______

Soviet and Russian diver, two-time Olympic champion, holder of a record number of eight Olympic diving medals, Merited Master of Sport of Russia (2000), top Russian diver of the 20th century, Vice-President of the Russian Diving Federation.


Vitaly Mutko _____

Sports Minister of the Russian Federation


Rustam Minnikhanov __________

President of the Republic of Tatarstan


Anastasia Myskina _______

Russian tennis player, Merited Master of Sports, winner of the 2004 French Open in the women’s singles, quarterfinalist of the 2005 Australian Open in the women’s doubles, quarterfinalist of the 2005 Roland Garros in the mixed doubles, two-time winner of the Fed Cup, winner of 15 WTA tournaments (10 of them are singles), ITF world champion (2004).