9 October 2019
The main event of the FINOPOLIS 2019 sports evening was a beach volleyball tournament between four teams. Each of them was made up of two representatives of the fintech industry and two professional volleyball players.
The Forum participants played with Euro 2015 silver medallists, winners of the Universiade 2013, quarter-finalists of the 2016 Olympics Evgeniya Ukolova and Ekaterina Birlova, winner of the world series stage Ksenia Dabizha, winner of the world tour stage Elizaveta Zayonchkovskaya, winner of the European Youth Championships Yulia Abalakina, winners of the Russian Youth Cup 2019 Alexandra Ganenko and Anastasia Frolova, as well as one of the most promising Russian ‘beach girls’ 18-year-old Maria Daineko, whose height is 209 cm.
The team of Vladimir Eliseev (Infotext), Mikhail Starostin (Bank 131), Elizaveta Zayonchkovskaya and Alexandra Ganenko won the play-off match with a score 2:0 against the team of Vladimir Chubar (MKB), Andrey Baranov (Prosoft), Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Ukolova. Vladimir Baidusov (Rosbank), Tolmaz Khasanov (Bank 131), Maria Daineko and Yulia Abalakina defeated Evgeny Proschina (RU DataInterfax), Maxim Grigoryev (Gartner), Ksenia Dabizha and Alexandra Frolova in the third-place play-off.