The Russian Swimming Cup Final took place in Kazan between April 16 and 22, 2013. The competition was held at the Aquatics Palace, a modern swimming venue built especially for the 27th Summer Universiade and 2015 FINA World Championships. 60 judges oversaw the competitions.
671 swimmers from 54 regions of Russia competed in the Russian Swimming Cup Final. The tournament’s line-up featured a strong list of domestic athletes such as Anastasia Zueva, Arkady Vyatchanin, Vladimir Morozov, Nikita Lobintsev, Yulia Efimova, Yana Martynova, etc. The Russian Swimming Cup Final served as a qualifier for athletes, who pursued berths on the Russian national team to compete in the 2013 Summer Universiade, 15th FINA World Championships Barcelona 2013, as well as European and world championships.