4 days till the opening!

The opening ceremony of the world championship in sailing in the discipline of “match race” will take place on 12 August at 19.00. To the front of the piers of the Provincial yacht club “Komatek” will the crew of yachtsmen from 12 countries – Australia, USA, Czech, Sweden, UK, Denmark, France, Poland, Italy, New Zealand, Japan and Russia.

A ticket to the world championship win, having won gold of the championship of Russia, Chelyabinsk team of yachting with skipper mark by Abdrakhimova.

Steering from New Zealand Egnot Nick Johnson (Nick Egnot-Johnson), the most famous from the list of sailors participating in the regatta in Yekaterinburg, it is 11-e a place in the world ranking of match racing skippers.

Judges of the championship of Argentina, France, Germany, Spain, Finland, India and Russia. The Chairman of the racing Commission – the Russian judge, and technical delegate of the World Sailing from Portugal.

The organizing Committee of the world championship is headed by Vice-Governor Pavel Krekov, Vice – regional Minister of physical culture and sport, Leonid Rapoport and head of Ekaterinburg Alexander Vysokinskiy. The organizing Committee includes representatives of regional authorities, EMERCOM, Russian sailing Federation, Sverdlovsk sailing Federation and the provincial of the yacht club “Komatek”.

The venue of the world Championship in match race – Ekaterinburg, Verkh-Isetsky pond, provincial yacht club “Komatek”, Kirov street 40B.

Natalia Saltanov,

press-Secretary of “the Provincial of the yacht club “Komatek”

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