RECORD VOLUNTEER NUMBERS FOR UPCOMING WORLD COMBAT GAMES IN SAINT PETERSBURG

05.04.2013

More than 1,500 volunteers are expected to join the World Combat Games in St. Petersburg. The volunteer training program for the second edition of World Combat Games is starting in Saint Petersburg. It is expected that during the event taking place October 18-26, 2013, 1749 volunteers will help visitors, fans and sportsmen. The training program is divided in 11 categories which cover different activities such as guide services, PR-events, medical support.

"We are very glad that we will have an opportunity to involve students, pupils and sports fans in organizing the second edition of World Combat Games. It is going to be a positive experience for everyone as we are expecting about 2000 participants from 100 countries. With the help of volunteer movement our event will be truly memorable for the whole sports community", said Pavel Zhuravlev, Head of the World Combat Games Directorate.

The Second Edition of the SportAccord World Combat Games will take place from October 18-26, 2013, in Saint Petersburg. It will be held in four different venues featuring 15 martial arts and combat sports.