Zaječar City pool was a centre of the world, great weather, completely filled stands and a lot of positive energy additionally helped competitors to give their best. Prokuplje, Niš, Knjaževac, Sokobanja, Kragujevac and Zaječar competed in six games: Wine, Flying water polo, Tourist rescuing, Prosciutto, Water basketball and Paddle.
Home team was most successful in three games and won the throne of City Games in its city. Zaječar was leading after second game and left no room to other teams to take that place. However, a tough battle was fought until the end so Zaječar scored 50 points leaving team Kragujevac, current Serbian champion, 12 points behind. Third place went to team from Niš with 31 points won. Fourth place went to Knjaževac with 29 points, Sokobanja with 27 and Prokuplje with 25 points.
There were eft no room on stands and around pool for more supporters. And ones that got lucky and found their place supported loudly with one thing on mind – that Zaječar team win a gold medal.
“It was unbelievable to perform in front so many people that supported us with all their hearts. We gave our best to make them proud and managed to keep leading position” said the captain of Zaječar team.
As Kragujevac, as last year winner of the City Games, will participate this year finals in Slovenia in 2020, and Zaječar has, by winning in Knjaževac, qualified for semi-finals in Loznica, Tim Nais from Niš gained right to also participate semi-finals.
We are unbelievably happy. This bronze medal has a golden shine. It is our first year to participate City Games and we are looking forward to semi-finals” – said captain of team Nais.
From Zaječar, City Games are moving to Loznica where on July 16th semifanals will be held. Best teams from semi-finals will participate the great finals that will be held in čačatk on July 30th.