City Games tour 2018 has come to an end with Friday´s Croatian final on Vir. It was
organized by Općina Vir, Vir turizam and Adria Events agency and with this event the ninth
season of City Games is finished. Many spectators saw six best Croatian teams – from Ploče,
Krk, Komolac, Mali Lošinj, Šibenik and Vir.
Competitors played six amusing, but difficult games – flying water polo, sea basket, tourist
rescuing, barrel race, wine and paddle. The new scenography gave extra tension to the
competition and was challenge even for experienced teams. Komolac, Ploče and Krk were in
outstanding competition for gold which decided in the last game paddle between Ploče and
At the end, with great support of spectators, the title of Croatian City Games winner went to
team Daj Mare from Krk. This is their second title in the last three years. The prize will come
this winter on Mariborsko Pohorje, where they will enjoy in skiing with winners of other
countries. Beside that they also won a ticket for an international final that will be held in
Luxembourg in 2020.
“We didn´t expect to win, but we believed in ourselves until the end. We are very delighted
that we managed to beat Ploče in their strongest game and with that took gold. We are happy
and proud to once again bring the title of Croatian champion to Krk,” said the captain of the
winning team Vladimir Babić.
The second place went to Plina istočna from Ploče which were not strong enough in the final
paddle to defend the champion title from the last year. “Last year the champions, this year the
second place. We were close, but today Krk was better and we congratulate them for taking
the gold. We go forward with our heads holding high,” said the leader of Ploče Tomislav
Even though the most of the time they held the first position, at the end Ombla from Komolac
took bronze medal. A little less lucky were teams Šibenik, Mali Lošinj and Vir, ending
competition as 4 th , 5 th and 6 th . No matter not achieving as good result as wanted, they all
played great fair play and put the great note to City Games spectacle which promote positive
values and friendships.
With this final another successful City Games season has come to an end. Knowing that the
next year will be the jubilee 10 th season, we are expecting even more and even stronger
competition for taking the title of City Games champion.