The registration of participants wishing to take part in the 8th Annual International Optimist Regatta (BIOR) in Bodrum has over. The regatta, which will held on the peninsula from March 3 to 7, brings together 567 athletes from 20 countries.
This year Turkey, Croatia, Sweden, Australia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Slovenia applied for participation. And also Libya, Oman, Malta, Greece, Czech Republic, Estonia, Macedonia, Thailand, Morocco, Egypt and Russia. The regatta opening ceremony will held on March 3. It will begin with parade from Kumbahçe Square to Bodrum Municipal Square. The race, which begins on Wednesday, March 4, will end on Saturday, March 7. The 8th International Regatta in Bodrum will end with an award ceremony on the same day.
BIOR-2020 is a kind of training before the World Championship in the Optimist class. It will held in Bodrum from July 4 to July 14, 2021.