The Nikolaev oarsmen - academists on the eve of the Olympic Games in Beijing received as a gift from the regional power the cool Italian boat.
On Friday on the ShVSM summer base in the Rocket natural boundary there was a holiday. "Flotilla" of the Nikolaev oarsmen - academists replenished with the universal boat of the well-known Italian firm "Filippi".
It is a gift from the Nikolaev regional administration, and to chase on the beauty - the boat there will be crews of the two pair and oar. According to the honored trainer of Ukraine Pavel Prishutov, the gift is intended, first of all, for Svetlana Spiryukhova and Tatyana Kolesnikova, but an opportunity to try the hand by the new boat will be had also by other athletes.
The president of the Nikolaev regional office of NOC of Ukraine, vice-the governor Vladimir Lusta handed over a new thing. According to him, such gift became possible after recent session of regional council which allocated additional funds for preparation for the Olympic Games in Beijing.
However, it should be noted that this boat will be very opportunely by preparation already to the following Olympic Games - in four years in London.
According to Pavel Prishutov, "Filippi" don't concede praised German "Impakheram" on racing qualities, but is much cheaper. As the chief of regional sport management Alexander Sadovsky reported, for the boat paid 50 thousand hryvnias. The price accepted. By the way, all three Ukrainian crews at the Olympic Games in Beijing will chase on "Filippi".
Vladimir Lusta joked:
- Before the Olympic Games in Athens to the Nikolaev oarsmen presented the boat - the single, to Games there went two. Now we give the two - four go to Beijing. Before the Olympic Games in London we will give the four!
In the presence of Vladimir Lusta, Alexander Sadovsky, honored trainers of Ukraine Antonina Dymova, Raisa Bessonova (her pupil Sergey Beloushchenko soon comes for start in the Olympic Beijing), Nina Chechuy, pupils of ShVSM the boat unpacked, and champions of Ukraine Anton Demchuk and Andrey Mekeko floated it and carried out "trial runs". The honored trainer of Ukraine Nina Chechuy, looking as "Italian" slides on Ingula, I said:
- And in a dream I couldn't present that our oarsmen will have "Filippi" …