In the Championship of Russia on aquabike in Gelendzhik have summed up the season

In Gelendzhik has identified Champions and prize-winners of Russia in the discipline of aquabike. The final competition of the season took place from 6 to 9 September 2018 for Gidroaviasalon with the support of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation, Ministry of sport of the Russian Federation, administration of city-resort of Gelendzhik, the technodynamics, the airline “Red Wings”.

In the Championship of Russia on aquabike in Gelendzhik took part 60 sportsmen from different regions of Russia. The strongest was determined in three disciplines. In the slalom (parallel races two athletes) Champions of Russia in different classes were Eduard Sarkisyan, Alexander kabatov, Dmitry Klimenko, Alexei Relaco. In circuit racing (race with the General start) the gold went to Eduard Sargsyan, Dmitry Klimenko and Klimenko Novel. The most dramatic battle unfolded in the discipline of freestyle, which was attended by all the Russian favorites rating. The victory in the competition, despite the injury, won Sergey Chemezov. Second place was taken by Arseny of Matanzas. Third place – Alexander by Kuramshina. “I think this year was a breakthrough for me. I first became winner of the Cup of Russia on aquabike, which was held in June in Tver and is now very happy and this victory. And in December, plan to compete at the world Championships, my goal is to enter into the five of the strongest”, – said Sergey Chemezov.


This year the competition was held in the new format, entering the program of Gidroaviasalon 2018. “For the organization it was the most difficult championship in our history. And we have all failed. With jetski met a huge audience of Gidroaviasalon, first and foremost – children. Here in Gelendzhik on hydrobase named after Beriev has opened children’s sports centres, including the centre “Formula of the future” where children can learn aquabike. This championship helped to make another serious step in the development of disciplines aquabike, and primarily freestyle,” commented Mikhail Ershov, the chief organizer of the Championship of Russia on aquabike 2018.


A real decoration of the event was unique freestyle show on the water “a Space Odyssey” with participation of the strongest Russian athletes in extreme water sports: jetski, flyboard and Jetlev. Night version of the show in neon and pyrotechnics saw a solemn ceremony of opening of the Gidroaviasalon.

“In the days of the Soviet Union in the world the Soviet people were called a nation of engineers. Today Gidroaviasalon represented by the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation, the Corporation “rostec”, “United aircraft Corporation” demonstrates the Renaissance of this ideology. We are pleased to be part of this big process. Russia is changing. Let’s bring our engineering, technical, sports victories and dedicate them to our country,” – said Andrei Krasnov, head of the organizing Committee of the championship of Russia on aquabike.


The General partner of the championship of Russia on aquabike in 2018, made the technodynamics. “Sport is an integral part of our company. We support and within the team and strive to provide assistance to sports events outside of the holding. — said General Director of “the Company” Igor Nasenkov. — The championship of Russia on aquabike was a memorable event, a high level of organization which allowed the professional athletes to demonstrate their preparation, and the audience — to witness the bright and spectacular event.”

Organizers: Federation of water-motor sports Federation and the sports marketing Agency “Extreme Media Group”.


Recipient: the Administration of city-resort of Gelendzhik, the 12th international exhibition and scientific conference on hydroaviation “Gidroaviasalon-2018”, Beriev. G. M. Beriev

Patronage: the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation, Ministry of sport of the Russian Federation, JSC “United aircraft Corporation” (UAC)

General partner: technodynamics

Wings of the Championship: the airline “Red Wings”

Title media partner: channel one

General information partner: Russian news Agency “TASS”

General sports partner: channel “Match TV”

Technical partners: yacht club “Park Rublevo”, wakeboard and wakesurf club Malibu, “BRP-Center North and South of Saint-Petersburg”, a multifunctional clinic “Seven doctors”, U. I. M. (the world water-motor Union).

Information partners: magazines “MotorBoat and Yachting”, “Great sport”, Moto, Internet resources, “Soviet sport”,, “R-Sport” The Challenger, “the Russian stadium”, “Sports Russia”.

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