One of largest attendance during the games is among Mamanet tournaments. Latvian team says “we are fast learners” – competing with seasoned Mamanet players from all over the world is not easy task, but sports philosophy of Mamanet is to unite players from competing teams. We are extremely happy to see great spirit in the competition venue.
Final competition starts tomorrow, on June 16 – you can look in to the current results at Mamanet website and of course our dedicated games web wsg2017.com
Today in Riga, in Olympic Skonto hall we will celebrate opening ceremony of CSIT World Sports Games 2017.
After the parade that will happen on Valdemara street, we expect up to 4500 delegates to enter stadium. After the honorary walk around the venue arena, participating teams from guest countries will take their places and watch the ceremony to happen.
Games participants will hear honorary talks from sports organizations and nations leaders. With the welcoming speeches addressing participants there will be Mr. Bruno Molea CSIT (“International Workers and Amateurs in Sports Confederation / Confédération Sportive Internationale Travailliste et Amateur”) president, Mr. Andris Berzins LTSA (“Latvijas Tautas Sporta Asociacija/Latvia people’s sports movement”) president, Mr. Karlis Sadurskis Minister of education, Mr. Zorzs Tikmers secretary general of Latvian Olympic committee and Mr. Andris Ameriks Vice Major of Riga.
We are most honored to have his excellency Mr. Raimonds Vejonis, President of Republic Latvia. Flags will rise and the opening of the V. CSIT World Sports Games 2017 in Riga will be officially announced.
Mr. Kaspars Gorkss, professional footballer, president of football club Riga, will cite the oath of fair play for the glory of sport and in the honor of all teams in the name of all participating athletes. Mr. Guntis Zalitis, sports director of WSG 2017 will cite the oath in the name of all the judges and officials, promising fair judgement of the games.
Tomorrow, on June 14 all the official championships in Riga, Jelgava and in Salaspils will happen, kicking off the competition part of the games.
Each large event can be an emotional experience – there are hopes carried on the shoulders of the young athletes, there is a true friendship and even chivalry for all us to experience during the next days of CSIT World Sports Games & Single Championships. We talked with athletes, Riga city guests who arrived in Latvia for #WSG2017 just moments before the parade and opening ceremony at the games accreditation and Info center “Rīgas Kongresu nams”.
|Athletics||14.06.17||10:00 - 11:00||Jelgava stadium||Kronvalda str. 24, Jelgava|
|Basketball||13.06.17||17:00 - 18:00||Acreditation center (Kongresu nams)||Kr.Valdemara str. 5, Riga|
|Beach Volleyball||14.06.17||9:00 - 10:00||Osands corts||Hanzas str. 14A, Riga|
|Beach Wrestling||17.06.17||9:00 - 10:00||Kipsala beach|
|Chess||13.06.17||17:00 - 18:00||Riga 22nd secondari school||Bruninieku str. 10, Riga|
|Football||14.06.17||10:00 - 11:00||Acreditation center (Kongresu nams)||Kr.Valdemara str. 5, Riga|
|Indoor Volleyball||13.06.17||16:00 - 17:00||Electrum OSC||Grostonas 6, Riga|
|Judo||13.06.17||17:00 - 17:45||Zeloni Judo school||E.Birzinieka Upisa str. 21a, Riga|
|Mamanet||13.06.17||17:00 - 18:30||Acreditation center (Kongresu nams)||Kr.Valdemara str. 5, Riga|
|Mini Football||14.06.17||12:00 - 13:00||Arkādija SC||Uzvaras bulvaris 18, Riga|
|Petanque||14.06.17||10:00 - 11:00||Lucvsala courts||Lucavsala str.|
|Swimming||13.06.17||16:30 - 17:30||Kipsala swimming pool||Kipsalas str. 5, Riga|
|Table Tennis||13.06.17||16:00 - 17:00||O.Kalpaka secondary school||Skrindu str. 1, Riga|
|Tennis||13.06.17||16:00 - 17:00||Acreditation center (Kongresu nams)||Kr.Valdemara str. 5, Riga|
|Wrestling||15.06.17||18:30 - 19:00||Riga 15th secondary school||Visvalža str. 9, Riga|
|Chess||15.06.17||19:00||22nd Secondary School of Riga||Bruninieku Street, No. 10|
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On the 17th June at 5 PM Riga Football Club for all WSG participants is giving great chance to watch very intriguing derby against FK RFS. The game will be held in the Skonto stadium which is the biggest stadium in Latvia.
You will find your free ticket to this match in WSG start package. And Riga FC especially for you is giving 10 % discount on club souvenirs. Also the WSG closing ceremony will be held at this place shortly after the match.