10th CMAS Underwater Rugby World Championship - Santiago De Cali, Colombia - Opening Ceremony

Rugby 29.07.2015

This Sunday in Cali, in the middle of a warm sports environment, the inaugural ceremony for the World Underwater Rugby Championship was held. The audience filled the venue, the Alberto Galindo Herrera pools.

The delegations of the 13 countries danced, laughed and enjoyed a ceremony with two different shows: a salsa show from group DIVERSON CALI, and a tango show by JACARANDA group.

21 teams - 9 women's and 12 men's teams will participate with more than 300 athletes in this championship. 3 Federations – Australia, Canada, Venezuela and the American women team will participate the first time at an Underwater-Rugby World Championship.

The presence of several leaders stood out; Rüdiger Hüls, President of the World Underwater Rugby Commission for the CMAS; Claudia Fernanda Rojas Núñez, Secretary of sports and recreation of Santiago de Cali; William Peña, President of the Colombian Federation of Underwater Activities; Luis Fernando Restrepo, INDERVALLE Manager and Walter Roldan Reyes, General Director for the 10th World Underwater Rugby Championship Cali 2015.

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