The deputy mayor of Plovdiv Georgi Tityukov announced that it has been 3 years since the work on Maritsa Eco park project including the construction of second rowing channel began. He informed that the municipality had invested the total amount of 8 million leva since 2011 in the existing channel.
“I have inspected closely the previous championships. That is why I am sure that the Municipality of Plovdiv together with the Organizing Committee and the Federation have the capacity to organize a flawless Men’s World Rowing Championship. We have an excellent communication and we work as a team. I am sure that we can do it and this championship will be a great advertising opportunity for Plovdiv and Bulgaria’’, said the Plovdiv deputy mayor Georgi Tityukov.
“The state is doing everything to support the Rowing Federation because this sport has been very successful in Bulgaria”, announced the Sports minister Krassen Kralev. “Besides the financial aid our strategy is to encourage the Federation to apply for hosting championships. The building of second rowing channel in Plovdiv is key to the development of this sport. This is the reason the Ministry of youth and sport supports this project”, added Krassen Kralev.