15 July 2013, 17:24

Russia finishes first on Universiade medal table

Казань универсиада медаль

The Russian team has guaranteed itself the first place on the medal table of the 2013 Summer Universiade.

According to the Universiade official website, Russia has record-breaking amount of 109 gold medals. Russia’s closest rival, China, has won 21 gold medals.

Japan is on the third place with 19 golds.

Athletes will participate in 89 events during the last days of the Universiade, and Russia’s closest pursuers - China and Japan - will not take part in all the remaining competitions.

The Universiade wraps up on 17 July.

Voice of Russia, Interfax

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