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22.05.2019

The 20th World Crossbow Championship: Ulyanovsk will receive about 500 athletes from 35 countries all over the world.

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The other day one more organizing Committee meeting on the preparation and conducting of the 20th World Crossbow Championship in “Match” and “Field” divisions, which is to be held on August, 12-19, took place in Ulyanovsk. A large number of representatives from concerned departments and structures attended the meeting with the Chairman of the Government of Ulyanovsk region.

The members of the organizing committee of the 20th World Crossbow Championship in “Match” and “Field” divisions discussed a number of important issues concerning the hosting of this significant sports event. The agenda of the meeting included the following: the program of the competitions at the World Crossbow Championship, the preparation of a solemn opening ceremony, technical security of sports facilities, the accommodation of crossbow delegations, visa support of foreign citizens, organization of the effective volunteer work and many other issues.

“A large-scale event, the 20th World Crossbow Championship is to start very soon in Ulyanovsk. The competitions are very important as Ulyanovsk is going to receive about 500 athletes from 35 countries all over the world. I’m grateful to the Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia (CSFR) and the International Crossbow Shooting Union (IAU) for their confidence! I’m sure our joint effort will enable us to hold the Championship at a high level” – noted the significance of the competitions Alexander Smekalin, the head of the organizing committee, the Chairman of the Government of Ulyanovsk region.

Media support of the Championship, spectators and fans were also in the centre of attention. Their accommodation and leisure time, a presentation of the culture and traditions of the region were discussed by the members of the organizing committee. It was adopted that special information support desks will be created for the guests of the Championship and the official website of the 20th World Crossbow Championship will provide radio and video releases not only about the competitions, but also cultural program in Ulyanovsk.

“The preparation for the 20th World Crossbow Championship in “Match” and “Field” divisions is in process according to the adopted schedule, all the emerging matters are settled rather quickly. On behalf of the Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia (CSFR) and the International Crossbow Shooting Union (IAU) I’d like to thank you for the support and attention paid to the organization of the Championship. Working together we’ll do our best in order to make the 20th World Crossbow Championship a great festival of sport and close international friendship!” – told Valery Ashikhmin, the Chairman of Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia (CSFR), the Secretary General of the International Crossbow Shooting Union (IAU).

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