On 6-8 December 2018, the International Children’s Games for Olympic Champions’ Prizes (11th Alexander Popov Cup) took place in Kazan.
The Alexander Popov Cup is an international youth swimming competition organized annually since 2008. The tournament has become traditional for young athletes. More than 4,000 children from Russia, CIS and European countries have already taken part in the event.
The 11th Alexander Popov Cup combined six sporting events:
- Greco-Roman wrestling (Alexander Karelin prize);
- Handball (Igor Lavrov prize);
- Skiing (Alexander Legkov prize);
- Rhythmic gymnastics (Daria Shkurikhina prize);
- Synchronized swimming (Svetlana Romashina prize);
- Swimming (Alexander Popov prize).