27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

News feed - Team 2013

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Volunteers of Biek Tau: To make the impossible possible
16.07.2013  18:00

We have already touched upon the subject of volunteers’ encouraging in our news. Perhaps, someone has got a question: "Is it possible to become the best volunteer five times, if your schedule is less than five days of work?" Alexey Trusov, a volunteer from the venue Biek Tau answers: "It's real!"

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Stylistic design of the Universiade: transformed Kazan
16.07.2013  13:14 Photo

Atmosphere at the 27th World University Summer Games is felt throughout the city - decorated city streets, panels are installed on the buildings with the advertising of the 2013 Summer Universiade. Kazan was painted in the bright colors of the sports event long before the start of the competition, thanks to the creative work of the promotional department and creation of the Games' style, as well as to the company Lorien.

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Volunteers from Gareeva street: Leaving the friends...
15.07.2013  18:59

Inevitably the Universiade days come to the end. During the Games, volunteers have become one big team, become a family. But, no matter how sad, the time to say goodbye to each other will come soon. Will these days remain in our memory? Will we remain friends? Sure.

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In memory of the Universiade
15.07.2013  18:11

The biggest sports event of the year is coming to the end, and more and more volunteers are starting to think about what to take as a souvenir. Many of them have found a nice solution, these guys are easily seen by the colorful icons on the blue ribbons. We asked students from Orenburg Konstantin Gusev and Pavel Krasnov about their collections.

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Quickly, efficiently, reliably
15.07.2013  18:05

The 27th World University Summer Universiade is hosted at a series of sports and non-sports venues, located in various parts of the city, and getting to them all, quickly and comfortably, one needs the help of drivers.

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Team 2013: First-rate fans
15.07.2013  17:18

The first time you find yourself at a sporting competition your eyes begin to take in the diversity and splendor of the lights, colours and flags at the stadium. Somewhere in the centre of the stands there is a bright group of people donned in their reds, greens, and, of course, blues.

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Volunteer’s lunch
15.07.2013  17:12

The volunteers were not promised buffet-style meals, but everything still ended up being conducted at the highest level.

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Best of Best
15.07.2013  17:05

The 27th World University Summer Games brought together 20,000 volunteers who were selected and trained, which means that they can be called the best. But, as it is well known, the volunteers, who are distinguished at the work, get a special sticker – the gold stars for which they will receive the souvenirs. After meeting with volunteers, who already have the stars, we knew how they had gotten them, and also heard the advice which would help to achieve success at the Universiade.

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Attaché - how proud it sounds!
15.07.2013  11:51

It is very important that at large-scale international sporting events the volunteers are fluent in foreign languages. Because it is namely these people who will become translators and attachés - the people without whom the Universiade would be much less interesting and more difficult. Orenburg State University student and current Togo attaché Lopin Andrei explains.

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Food & Beverage Services Department: Delicious, nutritious, fast
14.07.2013  09:40 Photo

Customer groups food and beverage is undoubtedly one of the key processes of the Games. It is approximately estimated that the number of participants, guests and visitors of the Universiade who need food & beverage services exceeds 80,000 people. The Food & Beverage Services Department successfully copes with this really difficult task.

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