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Medal of International Fair Play Committee presented to Mintimer Shaimiev

On July 10 at their meeting in Kazan Tatarstan State Counsellor, Chairman of the Board of guardians of the Regional Foundation of Revival of Historical and Cultural Monuments of the Republic of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev and President of International committee «Fair Play» Jeno Kamuti discussed development of world fencing and competitions held within the framework of 27th World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

Jeno Kamuti is a famous Hungarian fencer and surgeon cardiologist, two-time silver medalist of the Olympic Games, world champion (1957), world champion among students (1959, 1961, 1963, 1965), World Cup Winner (1973), winner of dozens of competitions, former President of European Fencing Federation. Since 2005 he has held the post of Secretary General of Hungarian Olympic Committee.

At the beginning of the meeting Jeno Kamuti presented the medal of International committee «Fair Play» to Mintimer Shaimiev for merits in development of sport movement and "fair play" in politics.

Mintimer Shaimiev thanked Jeno Kamuti for the award noting importance of «Fair Play» mission.

Jeno Kamuti shared his impressions about 27th World Summer Student Games and thanked Russian and Tatarstan leadership for a wonderful sport holiday.

"We are now facing changes in world and Olympic sport, and importance of Universiades in terms of keeping honest sport traditions is increasing. I took part in four Olympic Games and five Universiades, and at Kazan Universiade I feel the spirit of honest sport competition," President of «Fair Play» said.

Tatarstan President's Press Office