Kaliningrad zoo incites visitors to select the 2018 World Cup mascot

17 October 2016
Kaliningrad’s envoy to the 2018 World Cup as well as five-time Olympic medalist in synchronized swimming Natalia Ishchenko attended the event on October 15 along with students of local sports schools and zoo visitors

Fliers with information on the 2018 mascot race were given out to all who purchased tickets to the zoo on the day of the event. The zoo is holding a vote from October 15 to October 21, offering anyone to cast a vote in favor of one of the candidates – the tiger, the wolf of the cat. Upon connecting to the zoo Wi-Fi the 2018 World Cup mascot official voting page opens up, giving easy access to all.

Many contests were held during the event, the winners will be announced on October 23. They will be awarded with footballs provided by Adidas, FIFA’s commercial partner, and signed by Natalia Ishchenko and other souvenirs with the championship’s symbol.