Welcome to Russia!
27 – 31 August, 2003
The Volga by-pass channel in the center of Balakovo City.
Balakovo is a modern industrial city, which is situated in the European part of Russia on the middle Volga River.
The population is about 230.000 people.
Average air temperature +20 / 24 grad. C
Average water temperature +19 / 22 grad. C
Participants and guests are suggested to arrive by one of the two ways:
- through Moscow by a special flight:
27.08.03. Moscow – Saratov (evening)
01.09.03. Saratov – Moscow (morning)
The cost is about USD 200.00 (round-trip ticket).
Free delivery from Saratov airport by bus (150 km).
- Frankfurt – Samara
Free delivery from Samara airport by bus (approx. 250 km).
Official hotel The Balakovo Hotel ****
Additional hotel The Salute Hotel ***
The cost is USD 35.00 – 100.00 (standard room – apartment) in cash.
A free shuttle bus “hotel-site” will be provided according to the schedule.
The distance is approximately 2 – 7 km.
USD / EURO by Master Card
We kindly request team captains to bring two national flags of 1 x 1,5 m and a national anthem in audio.
Correct Craft – Ski Nautique 2003
Speed control: Perfect Pass
27th August Arrival / Registration
28th August Informal practice at the competition site is available.
The cost is USD 2.00 per minute.
29th August Opening Ceremony
Water figure skiing
The Volga round trip by ship
Dinner on board (free)
30th August Slalom. Finals. Seniors II and III
Water figure skiing. Finals. Seniors II and III
Water ski jumping
Water ski jumping. Finals. Seniors II and III
A trip around the city and environs
A picnic in the country (free)
31st August Water figure skiing. Finals. Seniors I
Slalom. Finals. Seniors I
Water ski jumping. Finals. Seniors I
Banquet at Balakovo Mayor (free)
1st September Departure from Balakovo
Jury members will be published in the next Bulletin.
Balakovo City Administration & OLYMP Water Ski Club
413800 Balakovo, Saratov region, Russia
Mr. Anatoliy Chernyshov Fax: +7 8453-66-54-01