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Symbolic first sod for the second rowing canal
15 Sep 2018

Symbolic first sod for the second rowing canal

The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, was greatly welcomed  at the Rowing Canal in Plovdiv. 

Bach, together with the president of FISA Jean-Christophe Rolland, the mayor of the town Ivan Totev, the Minister of Youth and Sports Krasen Kralev and the chairman of the organising rowing committee Ivan Popov made a symbolic first sod for a the second rowing canal.

The construction will arise at the beginning of 2019 and it is expected to be ready in 9 months.

At the meeting was also  Stefka Kostadinova, who held a long conversation with one of our best rowers at the moment Kristian Vassilev.

Without a second crew, Plovdiv could not accept championships of this rank.

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