OREANDA-NEWS Cultural and sports events of the Universiade in Krasnoyarsk were attended by more than 320 thousand people. On Thursday, the press service of the government of the Krasnoyarsk territory.

The Universiade was held in Krasnoyarsk from 2 to 12 March.

"The competitions and events of the cultural program of the world winter Universiade 2019 were attended by more than 320 thousand spectators and fans," the press service reported.

According to the Directorate of the Universiade, spectators and fans liked the cultural and sports grounds of Krasnoyarsk. So, Katerina Sagris from London, the mother of a hockey player Andreas Sagris, believes the ice arena, where he played her son, is excellent.

"But most sports facilities in the UK are not of such a high level. We visited the opening of the Universiade 2019, it was great. In addition, we managed to walk in the Universiade Park on the island of Tatyshev, and it was also very cool: a lot of interesting sites, ice figures. I wanted to come here in the summer, when the sun shines brightly, everything blooms," the woman said.

The Universiade in Krasnoyarsk was a record in the number of participating countries-for 11 days athletes from 58 countries competed for awards in 11 sports. The Russian team won 112 awards - 41 gold, 39 silver and 32 bronze.

Universiade - international sports competitions among students held under the auspices of the international University sports Federation (FISU). The name " Universiade "comes from the words" University "and"Olympiad"