Three-star konkurIn a horse-racing complex “ Bittsa “ yesterday started the championship of Russia on konkuru. This tournament has the status three stars of the International federation of equestrian sport and enters into a series of qualifying competitions on the European championship and the World horse games. The championship prize fund which general partner is the company “ Uralkaly “ makes ˆ100 thousand
the Championship of Russia on konkuru the fourth year it is spent in a format of the prestigious international tournament entering into a calendar of the International federation of equestrian sport (FEI) successively. Though this time to it three stars on classification FEI, instead of four as was earlier are appropriated, it practically was not reflected in any way in the status of competitions. “ Zvezdnost has gone down, because has been reduced prize-winning tournament fund, - the head of Federation of equestrian sport of Russia (FKSR), the president of the All-Russia bank of regions Dmitry Titov has explained. - But we have intentionally taken such step. For last year FKSR has reconsidered the priorities in favour of youthful and juniorskogo sports. We have seen that in Russia there was very perspective youth which in the future can grow in competitive sportsmen at world level. That it has occurred, now it is necessary for it to participate in the international tournaments as much as possible. Here on it the means saved on a prize fund " also will go;.
prize fund Reduction has not affected in any way structure of participants of tournament, which, as usual, very representative. In “ Bittse “ all leaders Russian konkuristy will act, including what live and train abroad. Eminent sportsmen, such as Dmitry Berestov, Gennady Gashibajazov, Vladimir Tuganov, Arthur Bagdasarjan, Arseny Shpakovsky, and also the winner of the championship of Russia on konkuru Natalia Simonija are considered last two years as favourites.
However, the competition from foreign horsemen is expected serious. Among participants there are horsemen from the European elite of equestrian sport - for example, Lithuanian Benas Gutkauskas who has won the Cup of the governor of Moscow Region last week.
the championship actually includes two tournaments - superiority of the country and the international competitions which this year are qualifying to the European championship of 2011 in Great Britain and to the World horse games of 2010 in the USA. Also routes are included in the program of competitions with a prize fund from ˆ20 thousand points for which will be considered at calculation of a world rating konkuristov.
the Route for tournament is designed by German Verner Dig - one of the best experts on a course - to design in the world which will use become already traditional for the championship of Russia the complete set of the obstacles executed with use of national Russian subjects.
In the program of the championship of Russia on konkuru is also integral for any prestigious tournament on equestrian sport it is entertaining - a secular part. In its frameworks on Sunday show Arabian and ahaltekinskih horses, and also display of a new collection " will take place; KO by Sultanna Frantsuzova “. An input for spectators on complex tribunes “ Bittsa “ in all days of competitions will be free.