The first Petanque tournament in Moscow

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2003-11-05

Finally an exotic tournament for those of you that have played all over France: The tournament will take place on 13 – 14 of December in Luzhniki Sport Complex,Moscow, Russia.




Picture: From the Boulodrome in Moscow.

The sport complex is the biggest in Russia, and was built especially for the Olympic games in 1980. Now the Petanque bouledrome is situated inside the big sport arena of this complex. The covered bouledrome is heated and nice and warm in the winter. The Russian Petanque Federation usually has its events there!

Program
12/12/03 :
The cultural program starts on 12 of December for those who wants to see Moscow.
The excursion bus will drive you around the center of Moscow, Excursions to the Red Square, Kremlin and the famous monasteries and churches of Moscow.

Food: Specially prepared Russian dinner with originally Russian kitchen and, of course the warmest atmosphere,.

In the evening there are different possibilities: excursions around night Moscow, Clubs, restaurants, or Petanque non stop: It’s all up to you.

13/12/03 :
The tournament will start on 13/12 in the morning. After breakfast at the hotel, you will be brought to the bouledrome at 11-00 a.m.
Lunch at the Luzhniki cafeteria …

At 1900 the petanque ends and the cultural program continues with different variants (theatres, movies (in English only), Clubs, restaurants, night Moscow, etc).

14/12/03:
The tournament continues with the finals, and end with the award ceremony
and many surprises…

All the participants will be met at the airport Sheremetievo 2, just let us know the dates, time and the flight number.

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