27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan

27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan
27 sports
July 6-17, 2013
800 000 spectators
11 000 participants
The Universiade or the World University Games are an international multi-sport event organised for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) since 1923.
The Games were held for the first time in our country in Moscow in 1973.
160 countries
351 sets of medals
3 bln TV audience
19 970 volunteers
Recognized by the world sports community as the best in the history of the Games
40 years later the World University Games were hosted by Kazan. The 2013 Summer Universiade was the first high-profile multi-sport event in the history of modern Russia.