As part of XI Alexander Popov Cup from December 6 to 8, Kazan will host the 2018 Open Greco-Roman Wrestling Competitions of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Competitions for juniors under the age of 16 will be held in the educational and laboratory building of the Volga Region State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism. About 200 young wrestlers from different regions of Russia and CIS countries will take part in the competitions.
The Master Classes with three-time Olympic champion Alexander Karelin and invited famous athletes will be organized for the participants as a part of the competition.
For the first time, the Cup House will be organized as a part of Cup-2018, providing a place for ceremonies, recreation and open talk with Olympic champions and invited guests in a festive atmosphere.
The Cup House will be a place for the awards ceremony for winners and awardees and the entertainment program for competitions participants and guests.
The closing ceremony of the Championship will be held on December 8 at 8:00 p.m. with a final gala concert.