is first year in the history of Alexander Popov Cup. With each passing year the competitions grow in scale and significance.
from 60 regions of Russia, former CIS and Europe took part in the Cup during the past 11 years.
In 2017, the Cup was hosted by Kazan and exceeded the scale of previous tournaments in terms of the number of Olympic champions present and the number of workshops.
В 2018 году соревнования приобрели новый формат. Международные детские игры на призы олимпийских чемпионов «Кубок Александра Попова» объединили 6 видов спорта и 1387 участников из 44 регионов России и 7 стран мира.
Today the Cup is one of the biggest sports projects in Russia. The cup features both summer and winter sports at the same venue. Our main goal is to inspire the young generation to choose healthy living and turn to Olympic values.
Alexander Popov Cup offers a unique atmosphere. Participants can attend workshops taught by Olympic champions, autograph signing and photo sessions, and also concerts and other performances. The Cup House has become a traditional venue for official ceremonies, recreation, and communication between the young athletes.
3-time Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling
9-time world champion
12-time European Champion
Hero of the Russian Federation