27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Elena Posevina: The 2013 Summer Universiade will discover new sports celebrities
29.05.2013  12:04

The Ambassador of the 2013 Summer Universiade, Merited Master of Sports in Rhythmic Gymnastics, member of the national team of Russia, two-time Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion, world and European rhythmic gymnastics group all-round gold medallist, Elena Posevina sat down with kazan2013.com to talk about her long journey to the Olympic Games, secrets to success and a healthy way of life.

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Vladislav Litovka: Everyone is a worthy opponent!
29.08.2012  11:42

Vladislav Litovka, a representative of the Russian national team at the 5th World University Canoe Sprint Championship, a paddler from Omsk, told kazan2013.com about his impression of the competition in Kazan.

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Kazan 2013 competition schedule to be entertaining and busy
25.05.2012  19:16

With the Kazan 2013 Summer Universiade approaching its homestretch, FISU and international sports federations paid a series of inspection visits to Kazan. Members of the FISU Family assessed the progress made in all functional areas and, above all, the competition schedule of the future Games. Ranko Tepavcevic, Senior Consultant for Development and Deputy Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate, spoke about the preparation of the 2013 Games competition schedule. He served as Universiade Village Mayor during the Belgrade 2009 Summer Universiade and has rich experience of participating in Universiades both as an athlete and an organiser

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Larisa Sulima: Participants of 2012 Student Spring Festival to become a part of 2013 Summer Universiade
04.04.2012  21:18

All Tatarstan students must be waiting for the spring to come. And not only because it is the most romantic season, but also because it is the time of a great festival where students can reveal their talents, its is the time of the 2012 Republican Student Spring Festival. This year it will take place on May 2-5 in Kazan

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Ratiwatana twins: We've been participating in Universiades until we "got too old"
03.02.2012  03:22

The first seeded pair to appear on KAZAN KREMLIN CUP are twins Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana — the strongest tennis players in Thailand — current leading country in student tennis. May come as a surprise, but yes, that is true

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Teymuraz Gabashvili: I've payed at the Universiade. Now it's time for the Olympics
02.02.2012  10:34

Newcomer of the Kazan championship Teymuraz Gabashvili is probably the most renowned Russian participant of the Kazan Kremlin Cup during all three years of its existence. Exactly three years ago Gabashvili was at the top of his career being 59th in the global rank. And six months ago he did a great job at the Universiade in Shenzhen and took silver there. This became the starting point of our conversation

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Daniyal Zagidullin: It is my dream to play at the Universiade in Kazan
01.02.2012  14:19

Kazan tennis player Daniyal Zagidullin is a permanent participant of the 2012 Kazan Kremlin Cup

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KNITU-KAI tailored specifically for team game
21.01.2012  20:32

On January 21 Basket Hall in Kazan hosts the SBA Stars Match between the teams of East and West. The teams will be made up of the members of the Student Basketball Association of Russia. The East team will be guided by head coach of the KNITU-KAI Georgy Korolev who agreed to give an interview to kazan2013.com and told our readers about not only the match but also the situation in the SBA championship

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Olga Vlasova: I believe I will be ready to win the Universiade in Kazan
16.01.2012  11:06

Revealed as Best Table Tennis Player of 2011, Olga Vlasova from Kazan brings back the quote from the legendary Soviet movie "A She-Prisoner of the Caucasus": "A Komsomol member! An athlete! An activist! And just a beauty!"

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Know-how of Kazan Universiade's successful marketing programme
13.01.2012  22:53

Continuing to summarise the preparations for the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan made in 2011, kazan2013.com presents an interview with Igor Sivov, Deputy Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate and Executive Director of the 27th World University Summer Games Opening/Closing Ceremonies, who in addition to the Cultural Universiade oversees marketing programme implementation

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