Students of NRU MGSU took part in a concrete canoe regatta
From June 9 to June 10, 2017, in the city of Cologne, Germany, there was organised the international contest - Betonkanu regatta 2017, where there were participated more than 80 teams from 53 European higher education institutions and research institutes. This year the co-team of National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering and Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin took part in this regatta.
The construction of the boat was implemented on the basis of the construction laboratory HTW Berlin of our German colleagues, and it was finished in February 2017. In the first day of the contest, there were made an inspection of all boats following to the technical regulations, an assessment of their originality and design, and also the launching the team trainings.
The official start of the races and the winner teams awarding were on the second day of the contest. Despite the fact that the NRU MGSU team didn´t succeed to became prize-winners, our oarsmen showed worthy result and reached semi-final race. We express our huge gratitude to HTW Berlin and to Knut Hartenstein personally for the heartiest welcome and to his help in participation in the Betonkanu regatta 2017 contest.