2019 Winter Universiade
For 11 days from March 2 until March 12 Krasnoyarsk will become the venue for the Winter Universiade. Siberia has not yet taken sporting events of such scale. For Krasnoyarsk, hosting of the Universiade is an honor, responsibility and a unique chance to show the world the Siberian character and hospitality. We will conduct Student Games of such class that have not been seen been. Athletes and guests of the Winter Universiade 2019, being in the center of Russia, will take part in an exciting sports festival and will be able to discover such distant, mysterious and beautiful Siberia in its winter glory.
In the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk will participate more than 3050 sports delegates from more than 50 countries. They will compete for 76 sets of medals in 11 sports categories. The event will hold around 110,000 guests. More than 15,000 people will be involved in the volunteer movement of the Winter Universiade 2019. 1.5 billion viewers around the world will watch the competitions in Krasnoyarsk. Over 1,000 journalists will come to Krasnoyarsk to cover the Games in the media. 11,000 spectators will attend the opening and closing ceremonies of the Games. 665 torchbearers will take part in the fire relay race of the winter 2019 Winter Universiade.