IAU Development Committee.
The first meeting of the IAU Development Committee was held in Buninsky Hall of TMС “Grinn”. The leaders of the International Union of crossbow shooters, the organizers of the competition, as well as the guests of the tournament took part in the meeting.
The agenda included a number of key topics and questions connected with the development of the IAU. First of all, the committee discussed the current state of affairs, identified the existing problems and discussed the ways to eliminate them. The speakers presented detailed reports and analysis of previous tournaments, financial aspects of organizing competitions, technical issues of sports, details of the ceremonial awards ceremonies. IAU President Pero Stojnich paid special attention to work with sponsors, as well as promotion in the field of marketing and PR.
The upcoming IAU World Cup 2019 - Ulyanovsk was presented at the meeting.
“We’ve already got the experience in holding the joint championship of Russia in archery and the championship competition of Russia in crossbow shooting, which took place in Ulyanovsk. We saw weaknesses in logistics and Internet access. Now we know exactly what to pay close attention to. Such problems will not arise any longer. I am sure that we will be able to hold the IAU World Cup Ulyanovsk 201 9at the highest level, ”promised one of the tournament organizers Yury Denisov.
According to the speaker an international airport has already started its work in Ulyanovsk, that means that there is a possibility of launching direct flights from Frankfurt-on-Main, (Germany) for delegations from Europe. The flight will take only one hour, and the journey from Moscow by train will take one night.
“Together with the president of the IAU Pero Stojnich we visited Ulyanovsk and we are pleased to note that Ulyanovsk completely meets all the requirements in logistics and technical issues, and is ready to accept the world championship in crossbow shooting. The Trud stadium with a capacity of about 4 thousand spectators is the main competition ground, located in the very center of the city. All athletes will live only 4 minutes away from the stadium, that is very convenient! ”added the General - Secretary of the IAU Valery Ashikhmin.