With the result of 01:07.091, the Polish pilot Luke Czepiela tops the podium of the Challenger Class. The Prize Giving Ceremony was held at the Kazan Ring Motor-racing Track which was turned into the runway airstrip for the Red Bull event with the hangars situated at the same place. The Challengers race was held in Kazan instead of Chiba (Japan), the host city of the 3rd Red Bull Air Race stop.
The Kazan sports summer is in full swing: Red Bull Air Race is what everyone is talking about for the last week. Nicolas Ivanoff and Martin Sonka were the first pilots ever in the history of Red Bull Air Race to soar in the air of Kazan yesterday evening. This weekend the capital of Tatarstan plays host to the 5th stop of Red Bull Air Race. In the run-up to the event the pilots Sonka and Ivanoff flew above the main city sights including the popular Kazan Family Center, the majestic Kremlin, a World Heritage Site with onion domes and spires that are emblematic of the city's heritage and the Ministry of Agriculture. The Russian leg of Bull Air Race kicks off with Qualifying on Saturday, 22 July, followed by the dramatic climax of Race Day on Sunday, 23 July 2017.
The host city of the 2022 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in 2022 was decided today, on July 17, at the meeting of the FINA Bureau in Budapest where the 17th FINA World Championships unrolls right now. Budapest (Hungary), Chinese Taipei (ROC), and Hong Kong were other candidates alongside Kazan for the organisation of the event.
Beach rugby, badminton and 3x3 basketball tournaments of the All-Russian Beach Games 2017 took place on Saturday.