Final Registration Stage for the Winter Universiade 2019 Participant Countries Commences
In December 2018, the final registration stage got underway for the countries participating in the 29th Winter Universiade to be held in Krasnoyarsk from 2 to 12 March 2019. As of today, 57 countries have expressed the wish to compete for victory at the Winter Universiade 2019. Now the delegations need to receive accreditation for each representative of their national team.
Winter Universiade 2019 Flame Visited Novosibirsk
The Winter Universiade 2019 Flame leg took part in Novosibirsk on December 11. The flame bearers started near the Novosibirsk State Technical University, passed by the central streets of the city on the left and right banks of the Ob river and finished in Pimenova square. The total length of the route made 2600 metres.
Barnaul Citizens Participated in Winter Universiade 2019 Flame
On December 8, the Winter Universiade 2019 Flame took place in Barnaul. The flame bearers started at the new embankment of the Ob River and ended the route in Sakharova square. The length of the route through the capital of the Altai Territory covered a total of 4,106 m.
Milan Augustin, FISU WU Director, "Winter Universiade 2019 Participants will not Want to Leave"
Milan Augustin, FISU WU Director, visited the Cross-Country Skiing test competitions of the Winter Universiade 2019 and positively assessed the readiness of the Raduga Cluster. From this interview with the FISU delegate you will learn how to hold vibrant competitions and withstand the frost.
Alexander Panzhinskiy, “Excellent Conditions are Expected for the Winter Universiade 2019”
Alexander Panzhinskiy, winner of the Cross-Country Skiing Russian Cup 1st stage in Sprint and 2014 Olympic Games silver medallist, gave a high score to the standard of the competitions and the level of Krasnoyarsk preparation for the Winter Universiade 2019. Despite the strong wind and cold, the experienced athlete came first in one of the most competitive stages of the Russian Cup in terms of the number of participants (133 athletes competed in the men's Sprint). In the interview, the winner talks about how to fight for victory whatever the weather and aim for success even in the most severe cold.
Olga Vokueva and Artem Nikolaev won Cross-Country Skiing Russian Cup 1st Stage Individual Races
On December 2, the seventh test event of the Winter Universiade 2019, Cross-Country Skiing Russian Cup 1st stage ended at Raduga Cluster (69L Eleny Stasovoy Street). On the last competition day the skiers competed for medals in the men's and women's individual races that were followed by the awarding ceremonies for the winners of this discipline.
Olga Tsareva and Alexander Panzhinsky became winners in sprint at Cross-Country Skiing Russian Cup 1st stage
On December 1, Raduga Cluster (69L Eleny Stasovoy St.) hosted the scheduled test event of the Winter Universiade2019, Cross-Country Skiing Russian Cup 1st stage. Frosty and windy weather marked the first day of competitions. The athletes competed for the medals in sprint held in classical technique with a separate start for women and men. At the end of the competitions the awarding ceremony took place. The entrance for spectators was free.