Krasnoyarsk – the capital of Krasnoyarsk territory, is the second largest city of the Russian Federation with an area of 2, 366.8 thousand sq. kms. The region, near lake Vivi, is a geographical center of Russia.
Today, the region has more than 150 sports and 100 accredited sports federations and 120 children and youth sports schools of Olympic reserve. In the city of Krasnoyarsk, there are four sports academies, which are regional training centers for athletes representing the national teams.
Over the history of the regional sport, 19 athletes of our region became Olympic Champions
. Three athletes won gold medals at the Paralympic games; four were winners of the Deaflympics with a total winning tally of 38 medals.
Krasnoyarsk is not only one of the most sporting cities in Russia, but also one of the largest academic centers in Siberia. More than 120 thousand young people studying at universities.