Bali Lifesavers Show Their Skills at International Surf Rescue Games in France
The Bali Post reports that a team of champion lifesavers from Bali (Balawista) has brought the Island honors at an international life saving championship held in France in September 2014. Badung regency lifesavers traveled to Lifesaving World Championships: “Rescue the 2104 Montpelier-La Grand Motte France” conducted September 22-28, 2014.
The event drew participation from 40 countries and 85 lifesaving clubs. The Bali lifesavers saw one of their members ranked among the top-five in the world at the event from among 98 teams competing. The Bali Badung team was comprised of 5 lifesavers and two officials. In the “Beach Relay” event saw Robin Hermanto, Alit Swabawa, Agus Wiranata and Marsello came in as the fifth best team.
In the “Beach Flag” competition involving 320 athletes, Alit Swabawa ranked at number 11. Badung officials say the participation of Bali lifesavers in international events not only hones the skills of Bali’s beach patrols, but also promotes Bali as a beach destination to the world.
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