Rafting European Championship to be held in FYROM

Rafting European Championship to be held in FYROM

Skopje, July 1, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

From July 3 to July 6, the Rafting European Championship will take place in FYR Macedonia. Present in this race will be 400 rafters from different countries of the world, up to the age of 23.

This activity is hosted with the support of the government and government agency for youth and sport.

“We’re prepared to face the challenges of this big sport event. Over 400 participants from 28 countries of the world have arrived and they have started their training for the competition which will start on July 3”, declared Atanas Nikolovski, head of the National Federation of Rafting in FYROM.

He added that all conditions have been met in order for the championship to start. The aim is for this to be a traditional event.

Marjan Spasevski, head of the agency for youth and sport said that the government is supporting this championship and that the beauties and attractions that the country offers are promoted through this sport. /ibna/