The 10th anniversary tournament "Baikal fishing"

April 14, 2014

On the 12th of April in the Turka village on the territory of OEZ TRT "Baikal harbour" in Pribaikalsky district of the Republic of Buryatia was completed the 10th tournament of winter sport fishing. The organizers of fishing is the Group of companies "Titan" with the support of the government of the Republic of Buryatia and the Group of companies "METROPOL".
This year 261 teams took part in competitions. For the first time in the tournament took part a team from Africa (Mali), team of the EU, and also teams from Mongolia, China and from different cities of Russia. 
The age of the youngest participant of fishing was 5 years old, the oldest - 90 years. The total catch of the fishing amounted to 22 kg 524 grams.
The guest of honour of the anniversary event was the well-known Finnish-Russian actor Ville Haapasalo, who gladly got acquainted with the peculiarities of the national Baikal fishing.
The main prize Toyota Land Cruiser 076 that was provided by the group of companies "METROPOL" won the team “Teplosbyt" TGK-14 from Ulan-Ude with the result 2021 grams.
The second place was taken by the team "Servico-2", from Irkutsk, their result was 1037 grams. The third place took the team "Urma" (Ulan-Ude) with 730 grams.
During the "Baikal fishing" was also held ecological action "Pure ice of Baikal" organized by the project "Save Baikal" in cooperation with the Fund of assistance of preservation of lake Baikal.
At the end of the "Baikal fishing trip" in the sky soared 10 thousand balloons. The end of the event was arranged a festive firework.