In 2018, Alexander Popov Cup opens up new horizons and will be held in a new format ‒ International Children’s Games for the prizes of Olympic champions.
The Games will be held from December 6 to 8, 2018, in Kazan hosting competitions of six athletic disciplines:
The competitions will be held in the sports facilities of the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism: Burevestnik Swimming Pool (swimming and synchronized swimming), Burevestnik Athletics Stadium (cross-country skiing), Educational and Laboratory Building (Greco-Roman wrestling), and Gymnastics Center (rhythmic gymnastics). Handball competitions will be held at the Miras Sports Complex.
Total up to 1,600 young athletes under the age of 16 years old will come from 60 regions of Russia and countries of the CIS and Europe (Germany, Serbia, Estonia, and others) to participate in the competitions.
The XI Alexander Popov Cup will be the brightest sports event of 2018, where 30 Olympic champions and medalists and champions of the world and Europe will come to share their experiences with young athletes. Famous athletes will conduct unique master classes for the participants.
Leaders of the international sport community, heads of the RF regions, and top executives of major international companies will be honored guests of the Cup.
For the first time, as a part of Cup-2018, the Cup House will be organized in the Educational and Laboratory Building to provide a place for ceremonies, recreation and open talk of young athletes with Olympic champions and invited guests in a festive atmosphere.
The Cup House will be a venue for the awards ceremony for winners and awardees, the entertainment program, and the closing ceremony to be held on December 8 at 8:00 p.m. with a final gala concert.
Global energy company Gazprom has become the event title partner for the International Children’s Games for the prizes of Olympic champions XI Alexander Popov Cup.
Поволжская государственная академия физической культуры, спорта и туризма
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Universiade Village, Catering: canteen of the Volga Region State Academy of Sports and Tourism.
Competitions will be held in the sports facilities of the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism.
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