SPIEF Sport Games

By days
15 June
Presentation of Ladoga Gold cycling race
The SPIEF Sport Games will be the starting point for the new Ladoga Gold cycling race.

Cyclists from over ten countries together with the strongest riders of Russia will start the stage race.

It is an ambitious project of the Russian Cycling Federation and the sports platform of the Roscongress Foundation – RC Sport, carried out with the support of the Ministry of Sport.

The sports part of the cycling race is inseparably connected with the goal of showing the beauty of nature and the historical heritage of Ladoga, which will create an incredible environment for the participants.

The presentation of the stage race will take place at the stand of the Ministry of Sport with the participation of the Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Oleg Matytsin / Deputy Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Odes Baysultanov.

The seven-day race will be held from 12 to 20 July in the Republic of Karelia and the Leningrad Region.

The event will adhere to all COVID-19 prevention measures.

15 June
‘We Are Together’ run
St. Isaac's Square
As is tradition, a run through the historic centre of St. Petersburg will open the first day of the main programme of the Forum.
The opening ceremony of the SPIEF Sport Games will be held before the start of the race. Olympic champions Alina Zagitova and Artur Dalaloyan will lead a warm-up for Forum participants and St. Petersburg residents. One of the features of the race will be a corporate competition.

For the first time, participants will be able to choose a guided tour format with informative stories about iconic venues along the course, organized with the support of Uralchem Run Factory.
The race will be organized by RC Sport, the Roscongress Foundation's sports platform, and the League of Heroes, with the support of the Russian Ministry of Sport.

The official partner of the race is Liga Stavok and the strategic partner is the fuel brand G-Drive.

The SPIEF run will be the second leg of the "Time to Act" series, which has integrated running events into some of the country's biggest forums.

The event will be held in compliance with all COVID-19 prevention measures.

You will be able to register for the session in your personal web office.

15 June
Leaders’ Energy Badminton Tournament
Gazprom Neft and Roscongress are organizing one of the most spectacular sports venues at SPIEF – the Leaders’ Energy Badminton Tournament. On 15 June, the indoor courts near Smolny will welcome Forum guests and give them a chance to test their skills in this dynamic sport and find new business partners. A total of 24 participants and 50 spectators will be invited from among those who applied.

Do you need to know how to play badminton? No. On the court, real stars of the sport – winners of the Olympic Games, European and Russian championships – will teach you everything you need. Warm-up, training, team competition, victories, awards, and a show match with professionals – this is just a brief programme of the tournament. Join in!

The event will be held in compliance with all COVID-19 prevention measures.

You will be able to register for the session in your personal web office.

15 June
Roscongress Football Cup
Стадион «Газпром Арена», Футбольная ал., д. 1
Teams fielded by SPIEF and the St. Petersburg Administration will once again be facing one another in the traditional gala match. The rival teams will be bolstered by UEFA Cup winners Roman Shirokov and Pavel Pogrebnyak (formerly of FC Zenit).

The SPIEF 2022 match ended in a 2:2 draw. In the final minutes, the Forum team equalized with a goal by Batu Khasikov, Head of the Republic of Kalmykia. An equally interesting contest is expected this year.

15 June
Roscongress Padel Cup
пр. Стачек, д. 45, корп. 2
SPIEF Sport Games continues to expand the scope of sports for Forum participants. This year's programme includes the debut of Padel.

Tennis, table tennis, and squash are already popular sports. Roscongress Padel Cup will showcase the intriguing combination of all three sports.

In Padel, tactics, chess thinking, and teamwork take precedence – everything you need to succeed in business and politics.

The event will be held in compliance with all COVID-19 prevention measures.

You will be able to register for the session in your personal web office.

15 June
Yubuleyny Sports Palace, 18, Prospekt Dobrolyubova
Kickboxing will make its debut at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum with an unprecedented tournament featuring athletes from SCO countries.

In the main event, Russian kickboxing star Vladislav Tuinov will face the experienced Haofeng Tan from China. Also on the programme of the tournament is a super fight featuring Russian fighting legend Alexander Stetsurenko, whose opponent will be Maxim Spodarenko from Belarus.

"I am confident that this outstanding event will encourage people to unite around the values of fair sporting competition and mutual understanding," said Batu Khasikov, Chairman of the Supreme Supervisory Board of the Russian Kickboxing Federation.

The tournament will be attended by prominent figures from sports, public life and celebrities from SCO countries.

Access to the event is by invitation only.

The event will comply with all COVID-19 safety measures.

15 June
Victory Cup
Sibur Arena, 8, Futbolnaya Alleya
The stage of the second season of the boxing Victory Cup will again take place as part of the SPIEF. This year St. Petersburg will host two quarter-finals of the major tournament.

World Cup silver medallist Vsevolod Shumkov will lead the Leningrad side against Siberia, while another semi-finalist will be decided by Tula and Kavkaz.

Each round consists of bouts in five weight categories. The team with at least three victories advances to the next round. The tournament will conclude on 15 July with a superfinal in Orenburg.

The winner of the first Victory Cup was Kama, who beat Leningrad in the superfinal.

For the second year in a row, the Russian Boxing Federation will also have a stand at SPIEF.

15 June
Retro Match
Стадион «Газпром Арена», Футбольная ал., д. 1
Zenit and the Russian national team will play in a League of Legends retro match. The game will commemorate the 15th anniversary of Zenit's victories in the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup, as well as the national team's bronze medal at UEFA EURO 2008.

Participants of these memorable events, who are now legends of Russian football, will take to the pitch of the Gazprom Arena: Andrey Arshavin, Roman Pavlyuchenko, Yuri Zhirkov, Denis Kolodin, Vyacheslav Malafeev, Igor Semshov, Roman Shirokov, Pavel Pogrebnyak, Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, Konstantin Zyryanov, Alexander Anyukov, Vladimir Bystrov, Renat Yanbayev, Roman Adamov and many others. Zenit will be led by Anatoly Davydov, while the Russian national team will be led by Alexander Borodyuk and Igor Korneev.

Tickets for the match can be obtained from the sports and entertainment programme stand or purchased online.