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26 August 2021, 19:01

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Press service of the organizing committee of the Volleyball World Championship – 2022

Similar art objects appeared in all 10 cities where the championship matches will be held.

A countdown clock to the start of the men’s volleyball world championship was set on Manezhnaya Square FIVB 2022 in Russia… The opening match of the tournament will take place 365 days later in St. Petersburg. A similar countdown clock was installed in all 10 cities that will host the competition. Art objects are made in accordance with the general concept of the corporate identity of the championship “Volleyball Electrifies!”

The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister of Sports of Russia Azat Kadyrov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow Alexander Gorbenko, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the All-Russian Volleyball Federation Nikolai Patrushev, Head of the Moscow Department of Sports Alexei Kondarantsev, President of the All-Russian Volleyball Federation Stanislav Shevchenko, General Director of ANO Organizing Committee Volleyball – 2022 “Roman Stanislavov and volleyball player, Olympic champion in London 2012 Sergei Tetyukhin.

“We have started the countdown, and there are many different events ahead of us to prepare for the World Cup. In September, the drawing of lots will take place in Luzhniki, and representatives of all participating countries will gather in the beautiful Palace of Gymnastics. The qualifications are still underway for the national teams, at the end of September we will find out who will take part in the World Championship in Russia. After the draw, the sale of tickets for the matches will be open. The main trophy – the World Cup Cup – has already arrived in Russia and will be displayed at events so that fans can take memorable photos. In February, the cup will go on a big tour of the country – the Trophy Tour, which will accompany the matches of volleyball legends. A lot of interesting things await us! ” – said Roman Stanislavov.

Simultaneously with Moscow, the countdown began in St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Yaroslavl, Kazan, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo and Krasnoyarsk.

The longest volleyball match was organized in the cities that will host the championship. It will be played in several time zones, and famous athletes will take part in it. In Moscow, volleyball players of the capital “Dynamo”, as well as actor Mikhail Bashkatov, figure skaters Adelina Sotnikova and Elena Radionova, rower Yuri Postrigai, gymnasts Alexei Nemov and Artur Dalaloyan, BMX rider Konstantin Andreev and others will take part in the final of the match.

The Volleyball World Championship will begin on August 26 and continue until September 11, 2022. 24 national men’s teams will take part in it. Moscow will host the decisive matches.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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