9 January 2019
"Spread your wings!" under this slogan the 28th World Winter Student and Youth Sports Competitions was held in the city of Almaty from January 29 to February 8, 2017. More than 2,000 athletes from 57 countries of the world took part in it. Competitions were held in 12 sports at 8 sports facilities, 85 sets of medals won. About 3000 volunteers (including foreign ones) were involved in organizing the competitions.
XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019 will be held in the city of Krasnoyarsk.
Siberia has not yet taken sporting events of this magnitude. According to the organizers, the hosting of the Universiade for Krasnoyarsk is an honor, responsibility and a unique chance to show the world the Siberian character and hospitality.
The slogan of the event is “Real Winter”, “Welcome to Winter”.
It is expected that more than 3,050 sports delegates from over 50 countries will take part in the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019. They will compete for 76 sets of medals in 11 sports. Spectators in the stands of the competition will be about 110,000 people. More than 15,000 people will be involved in the volunteer movement of the Winter Universiade 2019. About 1.5 billion viewers around the world will watch the competitions in Krasnoyarsk. Over 1,000 journalists will come to Krasnoyarsk to cover the Games in the media.
Universidad official website: https://krsk2019.com/.
We will report additionally on the participation of Kazakhstani students in the XXIX World Winter Universidad 2019.