In order to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), the Challenge Moscow 2022 shall be held in compliance with the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Rospotrebnadzor – the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being.

If all preventive measures are taken, the competition will be safe for everyone.

For own safety and the safety of others, all those present at the site must follow the precautions and procedures prescribed by the organizers.

We ask participants to understand the preventive measures taken. The health and safety of the participants, guests and staff of the race is a priority for the organizers of the Challenge Moscow 2022.

Results of PCR testing


For the convenience of all participants, PCR testing will be conducted directly at the sites of the Krylatskoye Rowing Canal and the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Recreation.

The cost of the express test will be 800 rubles, the result will be issued within 10 minutes.

Also, PCR testing for COVID-19 can be passed by participants independently, no earlier than 72 hours before the start of the Competition. PCR testing is available starting at 08:00 on July 15.

All participants of the Challenge Moscow, media representatives and staff who will be present at the Competition are undergoing PCR testing for a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

Without a negative result of PCR testing, access to the Challenge Moscow 2021 Competition is not possible.


Medical care


To get timely medical care, if you have confirmed a new coronavirus infection COVID-19, be sure to carry an identity document (passport) and an MHI insurance policy (valid on the territory of the Russian Federation).

If you are a foreign citizen, you must have a passport and a migration card.


The organizers of the Competition make a list of medical organizations of general and infectious profile for emergency hospitalization of participants and personnel providing the work of the Competition, in case of illness.

If persons with a suspected infectious disease are identified, the information will be promptly sent to Rospotrebnadzor.

Medical care for COVID-19 for Russian citizens

Regardless of the region in which the compulsory health insurance policy is issued, a citizen has the right to receive all the basic basic types of medical care anywhere in Russia.

Medical care for COVID-19 for foreigners

According to the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of March 6, 2013 No. 186 “On approval of the Rules for providing medical care to foreign citizens in the territory of the Russian Federation”:

  • State and municipal medical organizations provide free medical care to citizens who are not insured under the MHI, including foreign citizens and stateless persons, only in an emergency form in case of sudden acute diseases, conditions, exacerbation of chronic diseases that pose a threat to the patient’s life.
  • First aid, including emergency specialized medical care, is provided free of charge to foreign citizens in cases of diseases, accidents, injuries, poisoning and other conditions that require urgent medical intervention.
  • Medical care in the emergency form (with the exception of emergency, including emergency specialized medical care) and planned form is provided to citizens who are not insured under the MHI, including foreign citizens and stateless persons, in accordance with contracts for the provision of paid medical services.

The staff of the medical organization to which the citizen applied for emergency or planned care, does the following:

  • checks the presence of an identity document (passport);
  • informs the patient that medical care is provided in accordance with the contract for the provision of paid medical services, and offers to conclude a contract;
  • with the patient’s consent, it draws up primary documentation (the patient’s informed consent to the provision of paid medical services, a contract for the provision of paid services, an additional agreement on the list of paid medical services, the patient’s consent to the processing of personal data, the medical history).