Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan national team for good results at Universiade 2017
President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstan national team for the successful performance on the 28th Winter Universiade, the press service of Akorda reports.
The Head of the state congratulated the members of the national team, who showed good results on 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty.
"Kazakhstan won the second team place in the difficult struggle, it is a high prestige for the country, the development of participation in sporting activities.
You demonstrated the highest level of training, the desire and the will to win, once again confirming Kazakhstan's sports school glory. Universiade 2017 becomes the real sporting holiday for all Kazakhstan citizens. The victory of our athletes must become a good stimulus for the further development of winter sports, an example for the next generation.
I am also grateful to the Organizing Committee of the Universiade for taking responsibility and excellent organization of these competitions. I wish all the athletes good health and success in reaching the new sport tops!” Kazakhstan President said.
Let`s remind, that yesterday in the ice arena Almaty Arena there was the grandiose closing ceremony of the Universiade2017. The best groups of the city acted that evening for the audience, the delegation of Krasnoyarsk presented his visiting card
The official ceremony of handing over the FISU flag to Krasnoyarsk, the hosting city of the next Universiade, took place. The Mayor of Almaty Bauyrzhan Baibek passed the flag to FISU President Oleg Matytsin who, in turn, gave it over to Edkham Akbulatov, the Mayor of Kranoyarsk. .
This city will be the capital of the following winter student games in 2019.