The foil fencing team represented by Anstasia Beznosikova, Alexandra Evsyukova, Vlada Mironova, and Valeria Rassolova from Kurskaya Oblast.
50,000 fans flocked in Abu Dhabi this weekend to witness one of the closest finishes in the history of the Red Bull Air Race. The 2017 World Champion Yoshihide Muroya was back to his blistering best when he took the win by a margin of just 0.003s – one of the closest in the sport’s history. Yoshihide Muroya stole the win from Martin Sonka by the smallest of margins. The result sets the tone for the eight-race season to come, and with third-place Michael Goulian (USA) just one point behind Šonka in the overall standings. In general, 14 elite contenders take part in the season featuring 8 races. The season will finish in November. On 15-16 June 2019, the Red Bull Air Race will be hosted by the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan – Kazan.
The opening ceremony of the Russian U18 Fencing Championships was held in Kazan.
The Russian U18 Fencing Championships will take place at the Boxing and Table Tennis Centre (2a, Jaudat Faizi street), Kazan on 6-13 February 2019. Male and female fencers under 18 will participate in the tournament.
Application of Kazan for the 2023 European Games has been confirmed.
In 2019, the battle for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship will once again take flight in eight stunning locations, beginning with a traditional favourite and reaching its climax in a country that is a first-time host for the sport. On 15-16 June 2019, the best air race pilots will meet to compete for prizes in Kazan. The Red Bull Air Race World Championships gathered 128,000 spectators last year.
Krasnodar Krai became the first region to host the WorldSkills Flag Relay in 2019. On 14-15, the WorldSkills Team visited two cities - Novorossiysk and Anapa. The WorldSkills Kazan 2019 was presented during the Flag Relay.
Azat Kadyrov, Director General of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects, was awarded at the “Athlete of the Year – 2018” official republican ceremony.