Maksim Denisov was appointed Director General of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects. In this post he replaced Azat Kadyrov who was appointed First Deputy Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation.
The CIS Games Ambassadors initiation ceremony, which took place today in the House of Friendship of Nations of the Republic of Tatarstan, was dedicated to the kickoff of the volunteer campaign for the First CIS Games. Ambassadors of the Games were Irek Zinnurov, two-time Olympic medallist, deputy, member of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, Inessa Klyukina, winner of the Volunteer of Russia 2019 Awards, as well as representatives of national and cultural autonomies of the Republic of Tatarstan.
A volunteer campaign for the First CIS Games has kicked off On February 14 in Kazan. All those wishing to join the CIS Games volunteer team can now apply on the website of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects.
The world’s strongest foilswomen will gather in Kazan on February 21-23. One of the legs of the Fencing World Cup in Women's Foil will be held at the Gymnastics Centre. Athletes will compete in two medal events: individual and team.