While only a quarter of the distance traversed, but today our athletes hold the second place in the overall standings of the Universiade (the number of medals).
On July 9, our athletes bypassed by the number of medals of Japan and China. Ukrainian student athletes earned 26 medals, including 4 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze.
Universiade 2013 in Kazan was the most massive in the history of the Universiade, the competition involved more than 10,000 athletes from 162 countries.
Attendance exceeded one billion.
The opening ceremony of the Universiade was a real masterpiece of mass show.