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Kazakhstan National Team checked in the Athletic village

Today in Almaty the first participants checked-in in the new blocks of the Athletes’ Village. From early morning journalists started to gather in the home base of all participants in the Universiade, which is located next to the Almaty Arena. They were met by the representatives of the Organizing Committee, security officers and volunteers. Continue reading

Volunteers Staged a Flashmob in Almaty to Support the Winter Universiade 2017

On 22 January volunteers of the Worldwide Winter Universiade 2017 assembled in a picturesque flashmob event in a square in front of Trade and Recreational House Dostyk Plaza in Almaty. So, about hundred people lined up in a form of the letter U chanting the slogans of the coming competitions. Continue reading

Information on the arriving of the FISU General Secretary to Almaty

Late at night January 20, 2017 the FISU (International University Sport Federation) General Secretary Eric Saintrond arrived in Almaty to take part in the winter Universiade-2017. The representatives of Organizing Committee of the Universiade-2017 and Student Sport Federation of Kazakhstan warmly received the FISU General Secretary at the international airport of Almaty. Eric Saintrond was greeted with a traditional Kazakh ceremony called shahu and tried famous Almaty apples. Continue reading

"Public Talks with Winners" were held in Almaty during the preparation for the 28th World Winter Universiade

In the Baluan Sholak Culture and Sports Palace during the preparation for the 28th World Winter Universiade "Public Talks with Winners" were held. The initiators of the project are UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office and the State Fund "Directorate for preparation and holding of the 28th World Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty." Continue reading

The menu for Universiade sportsmen in Almaty will contain dishes of Kazakh cuisine

The canteen at the Athletes' village will offer a menu featuring dishes of the five cuisine varieties, including national, Asian, European, veggie and halal. Continue reading

Kazakhstani Sportsmen in the Universiade 2017

Preparation for the domestic Universiade is being done by 175 top-notch Kazakhstani sportsmen among which are the national team's favorites, including Denis Ten (figure skating), Yulia Galysheva, Pavel Kolmakov, Zhanbota Aldabergenova (freestyle), Roman Krech, Stanislav Palkin (speed skating), Aidar Bekzhanov, Abzal Azhgaliyev, Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev, Denis Nikisha (short track) and many others. Articles about them and interviews with their participation are regularly published in the Kazakhstani press, on our website under the heading “Interview”, as well as in the social media. Continue reading

700,000 Cups of Tea with Milk Will be Prepared for Participants and Volunteers over the Period of the Universiade in Almaty

The Directorate for Preparation and Holding of the 28th Worldwide Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty has made an agreement on cooperation with RG Brands Kazakhstan that will supply classical Piala Gold black and green tea and 14,000 litres of 100% ultra-pasteurized liquid milk MOYO (MY MILK) for hot tea to be prepared for sportsmen, volunteers, referees, coaches and other participants at the Universiade. 700,000 cups of tea with milk are expected to be made from those supplies. Continue reading