Ilsur Metshin met with the family of Boris Yeltsin, the first President of Russia
Photo by the Tatarstan Government Portal
Mayor of Kazan and Mintimer Shaimiev, the State Counselor of the RT, met with
Naina Yeltsina, the wife of the first Russian President Boris Yeltsin, and his
daughter Tatiana Yumasheva. They came to Kazan to attend the international
tennis tournament “Yeltsin Cup-2017”.
tournament “Yeltsin Cup-2017” was held from February 18 to 26 on the courts of
the Kazan Tennis Academy, which is hosting these largest junior competitions
for the seventh time in the country. The first tournament was held on February
28, 2011, it was established by the Yeltsin Foundation in the year of the 80th
birth anniversary of Boris Yeltsin, the memory of the first Russian President,
who did everything to make tennis a popular sport.
the memory of Boris Yeltsin, the first President of Russia, who has done a lot
for our country with great trepidation, respect, and love, and has done a lot
for Tatarstan and Kazan. We thank the fund of the first President of Russia, in
partnership with which this tournament is taking place. For our part, we will
do everything so that Kazan will continue to take these competitions with
dignity”, said Ilsur Metshin at the tournament awarding ceremony.