Krasnoyarsk is ready to host the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship

Representatives of the Volleyball 2022 Organizing Committee visited Krasnoyarsk. The delegation assesed the readiness of the city to deliver the world-class competitions.

The experts visited the Krasnoyarsk airport, the planned officila sports venue Ivan Yarygin sports Palace and Sports Hall named after Mikhail Dvorkin, which is supposed to be training venue. The commission highly appreciated the readiness of the venues for the championship.

Ivan Yarygin Sports Palace is our “gold standard”, and today it is ready to host matches of the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship,” said Pavel Rostovtsev, the Minister of Sports of the Krasnoyarsk Region. – Of course, there are small things that need to be improved, but we discussed them as we go along.” Volleyball is very popular in the Krasnoyarsk Region, and a tournament of this level will bring the development of the sport. “

2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship will be held in Russia from August 26 to September 11. Matches will take place in 10 Russian cities, including Krasnoyarsk. 24 national teams will participate in the championships. The format of the tournament provides for two group stages and the Final Six in Moscow. The full list of participants and the tournament calendar will be announced later.

It is planned to hold matches of the first group stage from 27 to 29 August 2022 in Krasnoyarsk, where four national teams will take part

The Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation was appointed as the operator for the preparation and delivery of the Championships in Krasnoyarsk.

“The Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation is organizing the matches that will take place in Krasnoyarsk. This is a significant Championships for us: we understand that delivery of such event on the territory of the Yenisey Siberia will contribute to the development of the regions. Major sports events leave a legacy for regional sports schools and for the development of sports in the region as a whole. In addition, thanks to international competitions, the city is becoming known and attractive for tourists, ”said Sergey Ladyzhenko, Director General of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation.