27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Kazan volunteers begin work at World Judo Championships
22.08.2014  17:57

Based on their contributions to hosting sporting events in the spring-summer 2014, ten Kazan volunteers were selected by the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects to undergo internship at the 2014 edition of the World Judo Championships that kick off in Chelyabinsk, the capital of the Southern Urals, on August 25. For the first time ever, the international tournament in this sport will be held in Russia.

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Universiade volunteers keep cooperating with Kazan 2013 Ambassador
10.01.2014  09:45 Photo

The Little Mermaid and Pirate Treasure, a show staged by the performance group led by the three-time Olympic champion and Kazan 2013 Ambassador, Maria Kiseleva, became a real New Year's gift for local residents and visitors to Kazan.

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Kazan Universiade organisers thank Moscow volunteers
15.11.2013  18:19 Photo

Four months after the Summer Universiade in Kazan, the Games Organising Committee keeps telling thank you to its numerous partners: on November 15 representatives of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate had a meeting with the management team of the Moscow State Humanitarian University named after Mikhail Sholokhov and student volunteers who had greatly contributed to the successful staging of the 27th Summer Universiade.

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Kazan 2013 volunteers successfully complete their internship at World Combat Games
30.10.2013  14:30 Photo

On October 29, 35 activists of the Kazan 2013 volunteer movement returned to Kazan from the Northern Capital of Russia, where they had successfully undergone internship at the World Combat Games. Within 12 days, the team of Kazan volunteers had been sharing knowledge with their colleagues - volunteers from all over Russia - and of course had gained new experience at another major international sporting event.

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Kazan 2013 volunteers help organise UEFA U19 EURO 2014
11.10.2013  16:39

The first qualifying round of the UEFA European U19 Championship 2014 takes place in Kazan between October 10 and 15.

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Kazan 2013 volunteers' experience to come in handy for World Combat Games
07.10.2013  17:38 Photo

The team of the Volunteer Department of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate is currently on a two-week visit to St. Petersburg, where the SportAccord World Combat Games will be held from 18 to 26 October.

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Summer Universiade medals handed over to Tatarstan National Museum
25.09.2013  16:48 articles.open_video Photo

The collections of two museums of Tatarstan have been concurrently replenished by exclusive exhibits from the history of the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. From now on, one of the central places in the exhibitions dedicated to the Kazan Universiade will be occupied by a set of medals – the most valuable thing for the athletes who represented 160 countries at the Universiade. The official ceremonies of transferring the exhibits were held in the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan and in the Sport Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan. The ceremonies were attended by Larisa Sulima, Chief of Staff – Deputy Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate.

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Universiade Museum invites visitors
23.09.2013  14:40 Photo

Any resident of Kazan can now visit the Universiade Museum as it throws its doors open to the public.

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Kazan thanks medical volunteers
20.09.2013  17:49 Photo

Today's meeting of the Academic Council of Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) saw the presentation of letters of gratitude to mentors of medical volunteers who made an invaluable contribution to the preparation and delivery of the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. Thank-you notes and gifts were awarded to 25 curators of the Games medical volunteers. Deputy Director General and Chief of Staff of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate, Larisa Sulima, expressed her appreciation to people who helped ensure the safe and healthy Games.

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Project with look into future: Games for Health. Games for Life
19.09.2013  16:29 Photo

More than two months are gone since the 27th Summer Universiade triumphantly ended in Kazan, but results of the Games are still being summarised. The major sporting event of this summer pleased participants and guests of the Games with an amazingly diverse programme. One of the parts of the programme was the Games for Health. Games for Life international project held under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan. It was implemented through the cooperative efforts of representatives of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate and the New Age Non-profit Foundation.

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