28th Winter Universiade Almaty
A lot of snow in Almaty photo: Martijn Brand
4 February 2017
- From 29 january until 8 february 2017 the 28th edition of the Winter Universiade is held in Almaty Kazakhstan. This multi sport event is the biggest global winter multi-sports event for student-athletes with 11 days of sports competitions, more than 2,500 participants from more than 50 countries, around 2000 volunteers and broadcasted by more than 100 TV channels aroud the World.
The programme of the Winter Universiade currently includes 12 sports with among them Figure Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speedskating.
For the Short Track competition 72 athletes from 13 countries are attending the event. The shorttrack competitions take place on 5/6/7 february 2017.
Information can be found on http://almaty2017.com/en