Kazan will hold the 2022 world Cup in swimming at the highest level, said Mutko

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in photobacteria Mutko. Archival photoKazan will hold the 2022 world Cup in swimming at the highest level, said Mutko© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Russia at the highest level will prepare and conduct the world championship on swimming on short water in 2022 in Kazan, said the Agency «R-Sport» Vice-Premier of the government of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko.

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.

«Getting the right to host the world Cup is extremely important for our country from the point of view of the development of swimming, and as for Kazan, the victory of this application is absolutely deserved, because the city has a great experience. Kazan is held at the highest level in the world championship by water kinds of sports has won a huge reputation in the world of swimming. Congratulations to Kazan, all the Russian swimmers. We will prepare and hold this tournament at the highest level,» said Mutko on the phone.

«People want to come to Kazan again and again, because I know how high the standards of the tournaments in Russia and in Kazan, in particular,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Mutko also said that Russia, in spite of everything, is a reliable partner for the entire international sport movement.

«We always fulfill our obligations on a high level, so it’s not surprising that FINA regularly gives us the right to accept tournaments of the highest level. With FINA we have a really good relationship, they know how in Russia to hold their tournaments. But this situation we have in most sports, so nothing surprising here. We are moving, we are ready to cooperate in good faith with all international sports organizations», — concluded the Deputy Prime Minister.


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