27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Paul Wedeleit: In Germany we try to convince athletes to study various sciences
15.07.2013  19:42

The head of the German delegation Paul Wedeleit spoke about the development of university sports in his homeland and shared his impressions on the organization of the Kazan Universiade.

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Alim Maloof Neto: Universiade in Kazan will help Brazil to organise Olympic Games and World Cup
15.07.2013  19:36

Head of the delegation of Brazil Alim Maloof Neto spoke about his impressions of the Summer Universiade 2013, estimated the performance of athletes of the country and explained how the organisation of the Games in Kazan can help in the Olympics and the World Cup.

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Evgeniya Kanaeva: Universiade is big holiday for people, whole country, and, of course, athletes!
15.07.2013  16:32

Two-time Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics and Kazan 2013 Ambassador Evgeniya Kanaeva talked about how she had some to sports and shared her emotions at the 27th World University Summer Games.

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Universiade is huge step in advancing global popularity of chess – Alexander Tkachev
15.07.2013  15:50

The Universiade chess competition wraps up July 15. Competition director Alexander Tkachev talked about the battles being waged on the chessboards and the significance of the competition for the popularity of chess.

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Volleyball player Radziuk: I was amazed with scale of Universiade
15.07.2013  14:00

Andrey Radziuk, a member of the national volleyball team of Belarus shared his opinion about the development of university sports in his home country and tasted national Tatar dishes.

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Kazan 2013 volunteers: professionalism and responsibility
15.07.2013  12:07

Today is the final day of canoe sprint competitions. As noted by both Russian and foreign experts, everything is organised on the highest level. All of it is done so thanks to coordinated activity of the facility staff. A key role in the process of organizing and conducting competitions is played by volunteers. Marat Ismagilov, volunteers manager of the Rowing Centre entrusted secrets of his job.

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Pianist Freddy Kempf: Kazan is now known around the world
15.07.2013  11:53 articles.open_video

On 13 July, on the closing day of the 3rd White Lilac International Sergey Rachmaninoff Festival, one of the best contemporary pianists always playing to a full house throughout the world Freddy Kempf performed on the stage of the Saidashev State Concert Halls in Kazan. It is Freddy Kempf's first visit to the capital city of Tatarstan. The musician played Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 4 – the audience was delighted with his way of performing this piece of music.

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Moral principles of sport - foundation of international competitions
15.07.2013  10:29

Carl Dambman, the expert in the field of operation of religious centres at international competitions and the head of the international public organisation Athletes in Action, told about the principles behind their organisation.

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Nikolay Chesnokov: School of Universiade - school of victory
15.07.2013  10:10

The Russian team is succeeding at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. Head of the theory and methodology department of the Russian Athletics State University of Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism, Deputy head of the Russian national team delegation Nikolay Chesnokov and Rector of the NSU named after P.F. Lesgaft, Deputy Head of the Russian Team Delegation Headquarters at the Universiade Vladimir Taymazov told how to raise true champions from students.

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Head of U.S. Delegation Craig Jonas: The Universiade is organized on the same level with the Olympics
14.07.2013  19:07

Head of the delegation of the U.S. team Craig Jonas spoke about the level of U.S. athletes who came to Kazan, evaluated their performance at the Universiade and shared his impressions on the organization of the event.

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