From March 2 to 12, 2019, for 11 days Krasnoyarsk will become a host city of a world student winter sports!
For the first time in Russia
Siberia has never hosted sports events of such scale before. For Krasnoyarsk, the Universiade is an honor, responsibility, and a unique chance to show its Siberian character and hospitality to the world.
We will organize winter Student Games that no-one has ever seen. Athletes and guests of the Winter Universiade 2019, being in the center of Russia will take part in a fascinating sports festival and will be able to discover a distant, mysterious, and magnificent Siberian winter.
1.5 bln Spectators
More than 3,050 athletes from 50 countries will take part in the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk. They will fight for 76 medals sets in 11 sports. About 110,000 people will be watching the competitions from the stands. More than 15,000 will take part in the organizations as volunteers. The audience of more than 1.5 bln people will watch the Games on the TV and more than 1,000 journalists will come to Krasnoyarsk to cover the Games in media.
11,000 spectators will visit the opening and closing ceremonies.
665 torchbearers will take part in the Winter Universiade 2019 torch relay.
You can check out the details on the XXIX Winter Universiade 2019 here.