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Organized thirteen traditional rowing marathon

XIII TRADITIONAL ROWING MARATHON
Jablania Lake, Jablanica 28.7.2018.

As part of the “Jablanica Summer 2018” event, on Saturday, July 28, 2018, under the sponsorship of the Municipality of Jablanica and organized by the Youth Club “Pod istim suncem”, XIII Traditional Rowing Marathon at Jablanica Lake was held. / In the presence of numerous fans of this manifestation and guests from the political, religious and economic sector of the municipality of Jablanica at the opening of this traditional manifestation, on the beach “Villa” in Ostrožac, the Mayor Salem Dedć addressing the audience paid attention to the importance of a wooden boat for the lives of people living in villages around the lake, and the importance of the rowing marathon for the municipality of Jablanica and its tourist offer.

In the presence of numerous fans of this manifestation and guests from the political, religious and economic sector of the municipality of Jablanica at the opening of this traditional manifestation, on the beach “Villa” in Ostrožac, the Mayor Salem Dedć addressing the audience paid attention to the importance of a wooden boat for the lives of people living in villages around the lake, and the importance of the rowing marathon for the municipality of Jablanica and its tourist offer. On the course of 4.210 meters long from the beach “Villa” Ostrožac to the beach “Peta” in Donje Paprace, 17 crews competed in wooden traditional boats of 3.5 meters long and 50 centimeters deep.

The winning crew, Šhahinović Smajo and Vođo Ragib, reached the finish in 28 minutes and 57 seconds. Second-placed crew, Ramo Graho and Nihad Zerem, arrived 23 seconds behind the winner, while the third-placed crew, Husrep Fikret and Mevludin Pozder, reached the finish in 30 minutes and 23 seconds. / In the presence of numerous observers, on the finish of the marathon on the beach “Peta” in Donje Paprasko, the Municipal Mayor handed medals, plaques and cash prizes of 500 BAM, 300 BAM and 200 BAM to the winner crews, after which the visitors could enjoy the music and entertainment program.

Source: www.jablanica.ba (official website of Jablanica Municipality)