The first SPIEF RACE was held in 2016. About 300 people took part, including Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, Herman Gref, CEO of Sberbank, Maria Zakharova, Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, and Tina Kandelaki, TV presenter.
The 5 km route will start at St. Isaac’s Square and pass through the historical centre of St. Petersburg. Forum participants, accredited journalists and members of the World Class club are invited to the starting line.
A starting point will be organized for race participants, where registration will begin at 05:50, and then, at 07:00, the race will start. At the end of the competition there will be an awards ceremony for the winners, who will receive special prizes from the event organizers.
Registration for the race is available in the personal web office on the SPIEF 2019 website.
During the tournament, Forum participants will have the unique opportunity to try their hand by playing chess with a world champion.
Begins at 13.00. Free admission.
This recreational shooting programme will afford guests an opportunity to fire pistols, submachine guns, machine guns, and automatic and sniper rifles.
Kalashnikov Group experts, joined by Russian Merited Master of Sport, International Class, two-time World Champion, and repeat Russian Champion in Practical Shooting Vsevolod Ilyin, will lead the tournament programme.
Kalashnikov experts will introduce the rules of firearms handling and invite you to participate in a mini accuracy and speed-shooting tournament.
A gala dinner and awards ceremony will conclude the tournament.
Please note that Kalashnikov Group asks you to handle weapons responsibly. Kindly refrain from consuming alcohol until the end of the shooting programme.
We invite everyone to join the Roscongress Kalashnikov Cup and try their hand in this exciting sport!
Premium Package participant access to the event is by invitation only. More information can be found in the personal web office.
Access to the event as a participant in the Premium package is by invitation only. Detailed information is available in the personal web office.
The game against the Bulgarians will take place at the legendary Petrovsky Stadium, which opened way back in 1925. Current Russian champion FC Zenit previously played its home games at this stadium, which is located on Petrovsky Island. The Russian national team has also played numerous matches at Petrovsky.