The total number of participants of the 29th Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019 Biathlon competitions is reported. At the moment, 77 athletes were accredited. Biathletes from 14 countries are coming to the Games: Belarus, Hungary, Canada, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Japan.
On 21 February, the Winter Universiade 2019 Flame passed through Nazarovo. The Universiade Flame bearers started their trip in Energetikov Square and ran to the Stela in Bor Village. Then the Universiade Flame moved downtown. The length of the route in Nazarovo totalled 2637 m.
On 19 February, the 29th Winter Universiade 2019 Flame passed through Achinsk. The Universiade Flame bearers covered the route of 2,600 m from the Siberia Youth Centre to the square near the City Palace of Culture.
Cross-Country Skiing Federation of Russia unveiled the names of 16 athletes who will compete at the Winter Universiade 2019. The Russian student team includes 8 men and 8 women, they will represent 14 regions. Tyumen Region has got the highest representation of 3 athletes; the Krasnoyarsk Territory will be represented by two skiers. The athletes will compete for medals in 6 disciplines: Individual (Classic style), Pursuit, Sprint (Freestyle), Mixed Team Sprint, Relay and Mass Start.
On 16 February, the 29th Winter Universiade 2019 Flame passed through Minusinsk. Flame bearers started on the square near the fountain, ran through the town 2,700 m and completed their way at Sobornaya Square.
Non-resident and foreign guests coming to Krasnoyarsk for the Games will be assisted in hotel and hostel booking. The service is provided by Academservice, the official operator for client groups accommodation at the Winter Universiade 2019.
As part of the Winter Universiade 2019 ticketing programme, 23 thousand complimentary tickets to sports events of the Games are being distributed to residents of Krasnoyarsk and the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Physically challenged people, orphans, gifted children and athletes engaged in the adaptive sports have got an opportunity to visit the competitions.