Kotor – The paddling team from the Secondary Maritime School from Kotor repeated the last year’s success from Portoroz by winning the third place on an International paddling regatta, which was held in Slovenia last weekend.
There were thirteen teams competing. They came from Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. The first place, like last year, won the team from the Rijeka Maritime Faculty, and the second placed was the team from the Secondary Maritime school from Mali Losinj
In the team of the maritime school from Kotor we had the students Nemanja Gacic, Ilija Petrovic – Poljak (Poland), Mladen Crvelin, Aleksandar – Sasa Sjekloca, Filip Sbutega, Milan Vujkovic, Srdjan Todorovic, Bozo Radonicic, Dusan Cavor, Zdravko Krivokapic, Ivan Vujovic, Igor Les and Dalibor Gacic, and the professors Veljko Botica and Bogdan Radovic.
The principal of the school Renato Brkanovic said that that was the first one of the planed regattas of the maritime institutions, which will be held in this school year.
– Our team was on the podium on all five regattas last year, three times they won 1st place and two times they were 3rd. those successes our school experiences as a good lead in, but also as an obligation for a better organization of the second paddling regatta, which will be held in February in 2007 year in Kotor – said Brkanovic.