PHOTO : TASS / Maxim Tumanov
Kazan took the torch relay of the winter Universiade-2019. In the capital of Tatarstan passed torchbearer 24, transmits television channel “MIR 24” with reference to TASS.
For the right to carry the torch of the Universiade through the streets of the city claimed more than 70 candidates, from which 24 were selected.
The Universiade will be held in Krasnoyarsk from 2nd to 12th of March 2019. Athletes will compete for 76 sets of medals in 11 kinds of sport: biathlon, Curling, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, orienteering on skis, figure skating, hockey, freestyle skiing, hockey and short-track.