Interviews

Argentinian Sportsmen Hope for Close Acquaintance with the Culture of Kazakhstan

The Winter Universiade 2017 will see over 55 countries from around the world competing. So, South America, including the Argentine, Brazil and Paraguay has chosen to join in. The Argentinian national team will bring two sportsmen – a snowboarder Inaki Odriozola and a skier Tomas Basigalupo. The two athletes admitted that they know little of Kazakhstan. However, as they arrive in Almaty they would love to get to know more of our country. Continue reading

I am a Universiade volunteer!

Kazakhstan is burgeoning and the fact that the republic is running the landmark events of the like of the Universiade and EXPO Kazakhstan speaks for itself. The citizens' natural aspiration to help their country has translated itself into a volunteer movement. The 28th Worldwide Winter Universiade will engage 3,000 volunteers from various cities of Kazakhstan as well as other countries. Continue reading

Nail NUROV: We are Heading Towards a High Record!

Only a few weeks are left to go before the start of the Winter Universiade 2017. The 28th Worldwide Student Competitions in Almaty will be among the most spectacular and record-breaking ones in the history of the Games. This and many other things we discussed about together with Nail Nurov, the head of the Directorate for Preparation and Holding of the Universiade 2017. Continue reading

A Torchbearer Karina Goricheva: The Students Games Enjoy Their Own Particular Atmosphere

A famous Kazakhstan weight-lifter, the bronze winner of the Rio-de-Janeiro Olympic Games Karina Goricheva will take part in the Universiade 2017 torch relay in her native town Taldykorgan. Continue reading

Veronica Sheveleva: «Home ice will be our advantage at the Universiade»

Figure skater Veronica Sheveleva, who will be representing Kazakhstan at the Winter Universiade 2017, shared with us her state of mind in the run up to the start of the season, and her programs. Continue reading

Sergey Tsybenko: «Sports facilities of the Universiade 2017 can accommodate top level competitions»

The head of the Department for Administering and Maintaining Facilities with the Directorate for the Holding of the 28th World Winter Universiade in Almaty Sergey Tsybenko has told about how much the sports facilities of the coming Universiade meet all the required world standards. Continue reading

Andrey Nevzorov: «The Universiade will give impulse to the development of skiing in Almaty»

General Secretary of the National Cross-country Skiing Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan Andrey Nevzorov has told about the use of the winter Universiade in Almaty Continue reading