Congratulations to Latvian youth team at wining 2019 World championship in Firefighting sport!
From September 8th - 16th, in Saratov (Russia), happened Firefighting sport World championship for man and women divisions and junior division for boy and girl groups.
Latvian youth team of 6 athletes competing with other 9 teams in their group at discipline “Working with motor pump” won honourable title of World Champions with result: 19.93 sec. Second place went to Kazakhstan team (result: 19.99 sec) and third to Czech Republic team (result: 20.66 sec).
We are proudly congratulate the young athletes Patriku Danenbergu- Dambergu, Mārtiņu Lastovski, Danielu Gruntiņu, Jāni Kalniņu, Aleksi Ratenieku and Robertu Špigunu, wishing you further growth and success!
We are pleased that history is repeating itself:
In the distant 1977 World championship in Firefighting sport that happened in Nessebre (Bulgaria), Latvian youth team, led by Riga 39 Secondary School coach Janis Broka, won the honourable first place under the flag of the USSR national team.
In 1981, girls from Riga's 39th, 36th and 63rd secondary schools under USSR national team, competing in Havlíčkův Brod (Czechoslovakia) with the national teams from Poland, Germany, DR, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia and Cuba won honourable first place.