MOSCOW, September 21. /Offset. TASS Sergey Fuchs/. Complex “Luzhniki” can accept international student sports festival Moscow Games in 2018. About this TASS said the head of the Association of student and youth sports Alexei Kinash.

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On Thursday in the capital ended the festival Moscow Games – 2017, which involved 2,000 students from 71 University and 17 countries. The winners of the overall competition for the second consecutive time became the representatives of the Moscow aviation Institute.

“We held the festival happy. We have a fairly complex organization of the competition, which took place in a bitter struggle, in virtually all represented sports was attended by the representatives of foreign delegations also were widely represented regions and among the Champions and winners we have a lot of new names . Competition for sure is, the competition become more attractive in the aspect of status. People are preparing, training camp, adjusting to our festival, which is a very important international start,” said Kinash.

As noted by the interlocutor of the Agency, the program of the festival next year can be funded with handball. “After each festival we do a survey among the participants, which specify their preferences for alteration and extension competitive programs. We already have the desire to enter the tournament in handball. We are looking for analogs, we had guests that will participate in the largest festival in Barcelona, where it presented 13 sports, so next year something will add,” said Kinash.

“We have a chance to hold the festival next year in the updated “Luzhniki”, which are the best sports facility in the capital. The world Cup next year – this is Russia, a lot of people interested in our country, which should affect the number of participants in our events,” he concluded.

The matches of the 2018 world Cup will be held at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia. The Luzhniki stadium will take seven matches of world football championship of 2018, in particular the opening game and the final.