The head of sport, commented on the choice of Kazan hostess the 2022 world Cup in swimming

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in fotomancer of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov. Archival photoThe head of sport, commented on the choice of Kazan hostess the 2022 world Cup in swimming© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Obtaining Kazan the right to host the 2022 world Cup in swimming on short water speaks of a higher level of confidence in the Russian Federation by the International swimming Federation (FINA), said the Agency «R-Sport» sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov.

On Monday, Kazan won the right to host the world swimming Championships on short water in 2022. Earlier, Kazan hosted the world championship in water sports 2015 in the city on a regular basis competitions at the national level in swimming, and the Russian stage of World series in diving.

«There is no doubt that Kazan will cope with the world championship on short water and provides exemplary. In recent years, the city played a lot of top-level competitions, including the Universiade, world championship in water sports and the matches of the confederations Cup in football. I would like to note that the international Federation and, in particular, FINA, continue to trust Russia holding the largest tournaments in their sports. This suggests that our country has the highest level of confidence. Congratulations to Kazan, as well as all lovers of water sports in Russia,» — said the Kolobok on the phone.

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