Practically since opening in the Ship area of the pool "Aquarius" in it the Open Cup "Aquarius" on a diving is held. This year competitions take place already in 10-й time. In recent years competitions came to level international. At the same time in the pool passes also the championship of Central office fizkulturno - the sports society "Ukraine". Tatyana Maryanko, the senior a diving coach of the national team of Ukraine, the judge of the international category, the Honored trainer of Ukraine, the Honoured worker of physical culture and sports of Ukraine told editions about it.
Tournament takes place in 4 age categories: to the most senior athletes for only 15 years. Among 9 teams-participants - as representatives of the Ukrainian cities (Nikolaev, Dnepropetrovsk, Mariupol, Kharkov, Ordzhonikidze, Zaporozhye), and foreign schools of a diving: Penza and Voronezh (Russia), and also Minsk (Belarus). From Voronezh there arrived pupils of known school of the 4-multiple Olympic champion Dmitry Sautin. One of the most representative on tournament is the team of our area - about 30 people. One of the strongest mentors call our fellow countrymen Alyona Sizochenko, the all-around champion in age group C (1995-1996 of the birth), and the champion of Europe of this year among juniors Oleg Kolodiya. In total more than 100 young divers are measured in Nikolaev by forces.
Today, on October 27, at 16.00, the ceremonial opening of the Cup "Aquarius" will take place, demonstration performances of the Nikolaev divers become decoration of a ceremony. Competitions will last till October 30.