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Rowers from 4 countries to compete in Great Moscow Regatta

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Rowers from 4 countries to compete in Great Moscow Regatta


07.08.2020

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The start of the Great Moscow Regatta is expected on August 7 on the rowing channel in Krylatskoye, the competition is scheduled for three days. The organizers expect about 500 rowers from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Moldova to take part in it. The regatta will be held in the Russian capital for the 59th time, TASS reports.

According to the chief judge of the competition Pavel Melnikov, the organizers did everything in their power to maintain the international status of the regatta in the time of the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine restrictions.

Melnikov spoke about fruitful negotiations with foreign countries, about the desire of athletes from France and Italy to take part in the regatta, but COVID-19 intervened in their intentions. The judge emphasized that only athletes with a negative test result for coronavirus would be allowed to start.

Last year, athletes from 10 countries, including Russia, Germany and Sweden, took part in the Moscow regatta, which started at the end of May.

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