27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Interesting facts

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The participants were provided with comfortable living conditions and all necessary services (banking and post office services, a beauty salon, clothing and footwear repair shops, a laundromat, a supermarket and a souvenir shop).


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The Main Restaurant of the Universiade Village was visited by 543,104 people during the Games.


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4 mobile inspection complexes were used to check vehicles and cargo entering the Universiade venues in Kazan. A total of 58,838 vehicles were inspected at various venues.


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In order to ensure that all the Games participants and guests (volunteers, judges, journalists, distinguished guests) were granted comfortable accommodations, roughly 50 hotels, 8 cruise ships and 22 other sites (health resorts, recreation camps and others) were used.


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6 hospitals were allocated for use during the Universiade.


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55 first aid teams, 148 sport doctors, 1,350 medical staff and 635 medical volunteers were enlisted to provide medical assistance for the athletes.


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380 free tours, which were attended by 14,348 people, were organised during the Games.


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On July 13th the traditional Tatar national holiday, Sabantuy, was held in Birchwood in Mirny Township. More than 7,000 guests and Universiade athletes took part in the celebration.


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More than 600 official events, including 351 victory ceremonies were held during the Games.


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There were more than 768 hours worth of TV coverage on the Universiade, including 553 hours in Russia and 215 hours abroad.