round of the World Curling Tournament for mixed doubles will be held on 35 September in
Vladivostok as part of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum sporting
programme. National teams of Russia, China, South Korea, Australia and Japan
will take part in the competition. The tournament will also include the
Roscongress Cup for EEF 2019 participants and accredited media.
season for Russian doubles will start in Vladivostok. We invite strong teams,
and Primorye residents will have an opportunity to watch world-class curling.
We hope that after the tournament this sport will become more popular, and many
children will join sports sections. The fact that the tournament is a part of
the Eastern Economic Forum allows to reach out to a new business audience; and
we are interested in widening cooperation with the Roscongress Foundation,» noted President of the
Russian Curling Federation Dmitry Svishchyov.
competition will be held at the ICE Tiger arena. The plans for its construction
were first announced at EEF 2015. It took two years to build the sports complex
with the area of 3,500 square metres. This World Curling Tournament round will
become its international debut.
the WCT Pacific Ocean Cup at EEF 2019, a groundbreaking ceremony for a
specialized ice arena for curling in Vladivostok will be held. «It is hard
to overestimate the regions significance in the lead-up to the Olympic Games in
Beijing. The sports centre to be constructed here will become a training ground
for the Russian team and a curling development centre in the Far East,»
emphasized Dmitry Svishchyov.
The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.
The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.
Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.
The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 180 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 81 countries worldwide, and 186 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.
The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, Spanish – t.me/RoscongressEsp and Arabic t.me/RosCongressArabic. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation:roscongress.org.