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Summer Universiade Team GB reception in Kazan

Denis Keefe, Deputy Head of Mission, hosted a welcome reception for the British Team competing in the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan.

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As well as the gymnastics, badminton and women’s football teams from Great Britain, representatives from the International University Sports Federation, Universiade volunteers, other competing nations and Tatarstan Government and society attended.

A vocal group from the Kazan conservatory performed traditional Tatar folk songs for the assembled guests. Neil Rogers from the British Team gave a speech and presented Denis with a team shirt.

Published 5 July 2013