BRICS Games participants celebrated Eid al-Adha in a Kazan mosque

Athletes participating in the BRICS Games visited the Altan Mosque named after Gabdurahim Utym in Kazan tonight. Gabdurahim Utyz Imani mosque to perform the festive namaz of Eid al-Adha.

The holiday of Eid al-Adha ("Eid al-Adha", "Eid al-Adha", "Eid Ayt") is one of the two most significant days in Islam.

We are very happy that the organizers of the BRICS Games in Kazan pay attention to religious traditions. Eid al-Adha is a very important holiday for Muslims and it is nice for us to feel the unity of being surrounded by different nations here in the center of Russia,” said Bahrain national karate team coach Mohammed Larbi Boumezbyo.

In total, there were about 100 athletes from different countries at the event. After the celebration, they went to the Universiade Village to prepare for the competition, with many of them set to compete today.

The BRICS Games brought together 4,000 participants from more than 90 countries in Kazan.