Putin awarded the winners of the far East of the regatta for training sailing boats

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at the ceremony of awarding the winners of the far Eastern regatta for training sailing boats 2018 in the fields IV the Eastern economic forumPutin awarded the winners of the far East of the regatta for training sailing boats© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin awarded the winning team of the far Eastern regatta of training sailing ships, which took place in the framework of the Eastern economic forum, the Cup for first place among the largest training tall ship of the class And got the captain of the Russian sailing yacht «Hope».

The ceremony was also attended by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese President XI Jinping, the President of Mongolia, Khaltmagiin Battulga, Prime Minister of the Young Korea, Lee NAK-Yeon. They presented awards to winners in the individual categories.

The prize in the nomination «International brotherhood of the sea» went to the crew of a sailboat Koreana from South Korea, the award was presented by Prime Minister of Japan. Nomination «For contribution to the development of sailing traditions and Maritime Affairs went to the Japanese ship Kaiwo Maru, the prize was handed by the Prime Minister of South Korea. The prize in the nomination «For will to victory» the crew of a Chinese sailing ship Qingdao Team was awarded by the President of Mongolia.

The individual prize went to Sophia Danylenko and Ilya Soloveychik for first place in the Junior regatta among children up to 12 years. They were awarded the Chinese President.

The ceremony ended with a photo session, after which President Putin exchanged brief remarks with the participants of the regatta.

Far Eastern regatta for training sailing boats takes place in the framework of the Russian programme of major international sailing events, was developed by Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation, «Sovcomflot», world Association of educational sailing vessels and the Association of training tall ship for the period from 2018 to 2022. It provides for annual international competitions for training sailing boats in the far East (2018 and 2020), on the Black sea (2019 and 2022) and St. Petersburg (in 2021).

In 2018, the competition was first held in the far East, with the participation of sailing ships from Russia, Japan, China, the Republic of Korea and Indonesia.

A feature of this phase of the regatta in Vladivostok will be holding a youth sailing competition, which will be attended by top Russian and far Eastern sailors aged 9 to 16 years.

Fourth Eastern economic forum will be held at the site of the far Eastern Federal University campus on the Russian island on September 11-13. MIA «Russia today» is the General information partner of the WEF.

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