Masters of rackets and ballsJuly 13
Tennis players keep fighting for gold at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan. © RIA Novosti
Deputy Director General and Chief of Staff of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate, Larisa Sulima, became one of the winners of the republican awards, titled 'Woman of the Year. Man of the Year: Women's View', which took place in Kazan on March 5. She was awarded the Female Inspirer of the Year title in recognition of her contribution to the preparation of staff and volunteers for the 27th Summer Universiade.
The World Fencing Championships are scheduled to be held in Kazan on July 15-23. The competition will be hosted in the Kazan Tennis Academy, one of the largest sports venues of the capital of Tatarstan.
The 27th Summer Universiade gave a strong impetus to the development of sports in Tatarstan. The Games, which were staged to the highest standard, do not let the city lower the bar in terms of managing high-profile sporting events. Top athletes from around the world will gather in Kazan again in the spring/summer 2014, which will be packed with sports events. Kazan is due to play host to an array of major championships, one of which is the IWF World Junior Championships.
With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in full swing, the presentation of the 16th FINA World Championships was held in Sochi. This high-profile international event will be hosted by the Russian Federation for the first time. Kazan, which has recently staged the Summer Universiade, will platy host to the championships in 2015.
These people have become part of the Winter Olympic Games. They took part in the Tatarstan leg of the Torch Relay, which took place on the eve of the New Year celebrations. Invaluable experience and the opportunity to watch Olympic history unfold in front of their eyes are not all the gifts that the volunteers have gained.
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