Dmitry Chernyshenko highlighted the upward trend in innovative sports and invited the Cuban side to participate in the Games of the Future.
“With the support of President Vladimir Putin, active preparations are underway for the Future Games international multi-sport tournament, to be held in Russia in 2024. Competitions at the intersection of science, education, technology and sport combine classic disciplines with modern digital technologies. On behalf of the Russian Government, I invite the representatives of Cuba to join this movement and register teams to participate in the tournament. Your athletes will be able to demonstrate their talents and compete with the strongest,” said Dmitry Chernyshenko.
The Deputy Prime Minister added that the Russian side bears all the expenses for the flight, accommodation and equipment of the Cuban athletes.
“We will provide full support for the games of the future. A wonderful opportunity to show all the achievements of the Russian Federation, including in the field of sports. This is an innovative and timely idea to connect sports and eSports. We will participate. We appreciate all events of this magnitude. It is also a response to the pressure that Russia is under,” said Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
More than 2,000 athletes from different countries will take part in the tournament in Kazan, 16 disciplines will combine classic sports and electronic sports, VR and AR technologies. China, Vietnam and other countries are interested in the Games. Teams from 15 countries, including from the Pan-American region, including Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Uruguay, participated in the Figital Games, in which athletes can already try out new disciplines.
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