Nord Stream Race trophy awarded to Team Russia

Valery Golubeb presenting the first place trophy to Vladimir Liubomiriv (Team Russia), in Griefswald for the Nord Stream Race 2012.
In Greifswald, Germany the inaugural Nord Stream Race trophy was awarded to Vladimir Liubomirov, skipper of Team Russia, by Valery Golubev - the Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom.

A delighted Liubomirov said: 'It was only a year ago that we first thought about this race, so congratulations to everyone involved you did a great job. Thank you for my team for making this possible and I look forward to second edition next year.'

The Nord Stream fleet of five Swan 60s arrived into Greifswald to officially conclude the Nord Stream Race 2012. The teams paraded the boats up the River Ryck towards the town of Greifswald before taking part in prize-giving and then a well-deserved celebration party in the town centre.

20121027 Copyright onEdition 2012© Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition Valery Golubeb presenting the first place trophy to Vladimir Liubomiriv (Team Russia) and the crew, in Griefswald at this evening's award ceremony for the Nord Stream Race 2012 (27.10.2012). The Yacht Club of Saint-Petersburg, Russia, is delighted to announce the creation of a 750 nautical mile, approximately 1400 kilometres, annual Baltic offshore race scheduled to start on October 18, 2012. The race fol

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