27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian Junior Diving Championship

The Russian Junior Diving Championship will take place in Kazan on April 11-17, 2013. 150 athletes from 13 cities of Russia, such as Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Buzuluk, Volgograd, Voronezh, Yekaterinburg, Penza, Ruza, Elektrostal, Saratov, Stavropol, Toliatti, Chelyabinsk, are expected to gather in Kazan for the tournament.

Among the participants are winners and runners-up of European and world junior championships. The athletes will compete in 20 individual and 2 synchronised diving events. 33 judges will officiate the tournament.

The competition will be held at the Aquatics Palace, the state-of-the-art sports complex which was built especially for the 27th Summer Universiade Kazan 2013.

Dear media representatives,

The following press facilities will be available to accredited members of the media at the competition venue (Aquatics Palace, Chistopolskaya St) for the period of the Russian Junior Diving Championship: a press centre, a press conference room, a mixed zone, press tribunes (press boxes), an interview room, photo positions.

Media accreditation
In order to get media accreditation for the Russian Junior Diving Championship, please submit an email enquiry to media.info@kazan2013.com until April 10, 2013. An application form will be sent in response to the enquiry; you will be required to complete one for each representative of your media outlet seeking accreditation and send these applications to the above-mentioned email address. The details on when and where accreditation badges will be issued will be later sent to email addresses specified in the application forms.

Press centre
The press centre is equipped in accordance with international requirements. It will comprise a workspace for journalists and photographers, each working area being connected to high-speed Internet service and power supply.
Plus, an info desk will operate at the press centre to provide journalists with information services; there will also be printers available for the media to print competition results and press releases.
The press centre will open two hours before the competitions and close four hours after the competitions end.

Mixed zones
According to the rules and regulations of FISU, a mixed zone will be set up in the competition venue to facilitate interactions between athletes and the media. Only accredited journalists will be given access to the mixed zone. Athletes and coaches will pass through the mixed zone after the competitions to answer questions from the media.
The general media access period is 3-5 minutes after the conclusion of competitions and lasts as athletes and coaches go through the mixed zone to their locker rooms. Journalists must not block athletes and coaches’ way to the exit.
The info desk at the press centre will take requests from the media for interviews in the mixed zone.

Press conferences
A press conference is scheduled to take place at the venue right before the competitions opening ceremony on 12 April 2013. The details on when and who will attend the press conference will be later sent to email addresses specified by media representatives in their application forms.

Photo positions
Accredited photographers will work from photo positions, i.e. designated and marked areas that offer optimal conditions for photo coverage and an unobstructed view of the field of play.

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Russian Junior Diving Championship comes to an end
17.04.2013  15:37 – Sport articles.open_video

On the last day of the Russian Junior Diving Championship, athletes from Penza, Moscow, and Elektrostal claimed victory.

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Russian Junior Diving Championship: Day 5 finals
16.04.2013  15:01 – Sport

The last but one day of the Russian Junior Diving Championship featured the men's synchronised 3m springboard finals in Groups A and B and the women's platform event.

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Russian Junior Diving Championship: Day 4 finals
15.04.2013  21:56 – Sport Photo

The divers of Moscow and Saint Petersburg dominated the podium on Day 4 of the Russian Junior Diving Championship.

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