Record number of tickets sold for Krasnoyarsk Universiade competitions

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KRASNOYARSK, March 11. /TASS/. More than 220,000 tickets have been sold for the World Student Games that will end in Krasnoyarsk on March 12, regional Sports Minister Sergei Alexeev has told reporters at a news conference.

“We will sum up the results of the Universiade in terms of costs and profits in the near future. I will say one thing, however. On Sunday, the Universiade broke the ticket sales record, with more than 220,000 tickets sold. That’s the official figure,” he said.

The Russian Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, which has a population of over one million, is hosting the 2019 FISU Winter Universiade between March 2 and 12.

The 2019 Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk offers 76 sets of medals in 11 sports competitions, which are Alpine Skiing, Curling, Biathlon, Figure Skating, Cross-Country Skiing, Ice Hockey, Snowboard, Short Track Speed Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Bandy and Ski Orienteering.

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