Before the opening of the FISU forum IS REMAINING

OPENING CEREMONY OF THE FISU FORUM “STUDENT SPORT — SPRINGBOARD FOR INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP” TOOK PLACE IN KRASNOYARSK”

2018-08-08 18:59:20
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Today, Congress Hall of the Siberian Federal University hosted the official Opening Ceremony of the FISU Forum “Student sport — springboard for innovative leadership”. The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets, Acting Governor of Krasnoyarsk Territory Alexander Uss, FISU President Oleg Matytsin.

The FISU Forum is a major educational event that is held under the aegis of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) every two years to promote the ideas of youth sports in the countries throughout the world, to strengthen international cooperation and support student projects in this field.

At the Opening Ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets read the welcome address of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to the participants and guests of the Forum.

“Dear friends! I am glad to welcome you in Krasnoyarsk at the 14th FISU Forum. It is for the first time that our country hosts this authoritative international forum uniting the sports leaders, experts and representatives of National university sports federations from around the globe. I see in it the recognition of outstanding achievements of our young athletes and of the vast experience that Russia has in organization and delivery of the major competitions and tournaments. Your meeting is aimed at discussing the key issues of student sports movement development, does its part in preparation of the 29th Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019.

The participants of the FISU Forum will be able to test the sports venues and recreational facilities, to establish business and personal contacts, to get acquainted with the history and landmarks of a Siberian most beautiful city. I am confident that the FISU Forum will be held in the atmosphere of friendship and understanding, will contribute to popularization of physical culture and healthy lifestyle values especially among the students and young people. I wish you fruitful work”, cited Olga Golodets. On behalf of International University Sports Federation, the President Oleg Matytsin acknowledged a gratitude to the authorities of Krasnoyarsk Territory for the preparation of the Forum and for the hospitable reception.

“The FISU Forum is a unique international event which unites the young people from all over the world. The distinctive feature of the event is that it is held in the hospitable Krasnoyarsk city, which in half a year literally, will host the Winter Universiade 2019. It gives the possibilities for the FISU Forum participants to get acquainted with the venues of the upcoming Games and to get to know better this wonderful city”, emphasized Oleg Matytsin.

In the welcoming speech Acting Governor of Krasnoyarsk Territory Alexander Uss expressed confidence that the holding of the FISU Forum in the center of Siberia, in the center of Russia, will give new impulses to the development of student sports and will contribute to confidence and friendship building between the young delegates of their countries.

"Krasnoyarsk Territory, as much as the Russian Federation, has been living with the upcoming Universiade for more than four years. A total of 207 days left prior to the Universiade. This is a short but sufficient time to complete the preparation and implement the challenging dreams and plans. Today our city, our Krasnoyarsk, is in an active phase of construction, that is why I would like to sincerely thank all the participants of the FISU Forum for patience and for understanding. We will be grateful for the advice, recommendations which we will turn into reality. Let me wish you a pleasant experience of your stay in Krasnoyarsk and announce the 14th FISU Forum 2018 open!", said Alexander Uss.

The official ceremony continued with the gala concert and the parade of the participants.

As it was informed earlier, representatives of 5 continents: Eurasia, South and North America, Australia and Africa arrived in the host city of the Winter Universiade in 2019, 170 people from 50 countries all over the globe.

Information source – Press Service of the Governor and the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.The FISU Forum is a major educational event that is held under the aegis of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) every two years to promote the ideas of youth sports in the countries throughout the world, to strengthen international cooperation and support student projects in this field.

At the Opening Ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets read the welcome address of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to the participants and guests of the Forum.

“Dear friends! I am glad to welcome you in Krasnoyarsk at the 14th FISU Forum. It is for the first time that our country hosts this authoritative international forum uniting the sports leaders, experts and representatives of National university sports federations from around the globe. I see in it the recognition of outstanding achievements of our young athletes and of the vast experience that Russia has in organization and delivery of the major competitions and tournaments. Your meeting is aimed at discussing the key issues of student sports movement development, does its part in preparation of the 29th Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019.

The participants of the FISU Forum will be able to test the sports venues and recreational facilities, to establish business and personal contacts, to get acquainted with the history and landmarks of a Siberian most beautiful city. I am confident that the FISU Forum will be held in the atmosphere of friendship and understanding, will contribute to popularization of physical culture and healthy lifestyle values especially among the students and young people. I wish you fruitful work”, cited Olga Golodets. On behalf of International University Sports Federation, the President Oleg Matytsin acknowledged a gratitude to the authorities of Krasnoyarsk Territory for the preparation of the Forum and for the hospitable reception.

“The FISU Forum is a unique international event which unites the young people from all over the world. The distinctive feature of the event is that it is held in the hospitable Krasnoyarsk city, which in half a year literally, will host the Winter Universiade 2019. It gives the possibilities for the FISU Forum participants to get acquainted with the venues of the upcoming Games and to get to know better this wonderful city”, emphasized Oleg Matytsin.

In the welcoming speech Acting Governor of Krasnoyarsk Territory Alexander Uss expressed confidence that the holding of the FISU Forum in the center of Siberia, in the center of Russia, will give new impulses to the development of student sports and will contribute to confidence and friendship building between the young delegates of their countries.

"Krasnoyarsk Territory, as much as the Russian Federation, has been living with the upcoming Universiade for more than four years. A total of 207 days left prior to the Universiade. This is a short but sufficient time to complete the preparation and implement the challenging dreams and plans. Today our city, our Krasnoyarsk, is in an active phase of construction, that is why I would like to sincerely thank all the participants of the FISU Forum for patience and for understanding. We will be grateful for the advice, recommendations which we will turn into reality. Let me wish you a pleasant experience of your stay in Krasnoyarsk and announce the 14th FISU Forum 2018 open!", said Alexander Uss.

The official ceremony continued with the gala concert and the parade of the participants.

As it was informed earlier, representatives of 5 continents: Eurasia, South and North America, Australia and Africa arrived in the host city of the Winter Universiade in 2019, 170 people from 50 countries all over the globe.

Information source – Press Service of the Governor and the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.