27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Nobuyuki Asai: Putin asked us to field strong sambo team
16.07.2013  17:36

The member of the Executive Committee of the Sambo International Federation Nobuyuki Asai spoke about the development of sambo in Japan and its future worldwide.

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Olena Kostevych: Universiade was psychological test for me
16.07.2013  17:00

The athlete from Ukraine, Olena Kostevych, who won the Universiade gold in the individual 25 metres pistol shooting competition, spoke about the significance of the Summer Games 2013 in Kazan.

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Сoming Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade introduced in Universiade Park
16.07.2013  15:23

The hosts of the Winter Universiare Almaty 2017 introduced the public to the upcoming sports festival. For this, they used the possibilities of one of the most visited areas of the Culture Universiade, the Universiade Park.

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Farid Abdulganiev: We’re parting with those who’ve waited for this for 5 years
16.07.2013  14:35

On the evening of 15th July, a meeting of the heads of delegations of the 27th Summer Universiade was held in the International Broadcasting Centre, with the Mayor of the Universiade Village. Farid Abdulganiev shared his impressions of the Games in Kazan, and answered a few questions from reporters.

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Jürgen Müller: I have always spoken that Kazan has a great potential for matches of the Football World Cup
16.07.2013  13:02

The Head of the Department for the Organization of the World Cup in 2014, 2018 and 2022 Jürgen Müller visited Kazan to inspect the Kazan Arena Stadim, built for the 27th Summer Universiade.

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Xiue Yanyin: Goal of Chinese national team is to get in top three at Universiade
16.07.2013  00:04

Deputy Head of the Delegation of China's team Xiue Yanyin spoke about his impressions of Kazan, evaluated the level of competition at the Summer Universiade 2013 and explained what the athletes do at the end of sport career.

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Martin Roberts: Universiade is a small Olympics
15.07.2013  20:42

As the 27th Summer Universiade nears completion, the guests of the Games share their impressions on what they have seen. The participant of the International School of Sports Journalism U-Media spoke with the head of the Australian delegation.

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Ryan Broekhoff, basketball player: Participation in Universiade is invaluable experience
15.07.2013  20:20

Ryan Broekhoff, the player of the Australian basketball team, shared his impressions of the competitions in Kazan after defeating Lithuania in the semifinal of the men's tournament at the Summer Universiade 2013.

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Valentina Balyabo: Belarus has never brought home this much gold – and this isn’t limit!
15.07.2013  20:02

The head of the delegation for the Belarusian team Valentina Balyabo sums up the results of the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan compares them to those of the Games in China, and praises the the athletes of her country for their performance.

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Kim Seung-chul: In South Korea university sport is raised to level of Olympics
15.07.2013  19:46

The head of the delegation for the South Korean team speaks about the selection of athletes to the team for the Universiade, the rivalry with other sporting powers and explains how university sport has developed in their country.

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