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After all, Sofia hosted Olympic Games!

July 01, 2006
After all, Sofia hosted Olympic Games!

200 businessmen participated in the Third Business Leaders Olympics, which was held at the American College of Sofia. The managers of some of the biggest companies in Bulgaria faced each other on the sports field, competing in 16 different Olympic and non-Olympic disciplines, including football, volleyball, tennis, airgun shooting, chess, darts, backgammon, and many others.


The annual sport event of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum draw for the third consecutive time companies like Overgas, Curtis Balkan, Astra Zeneca, Ernst&Young, M3 Communications Group, Schenker, ProWave, Crown Agents, TNT, Kozloduy NPP, and many others, who demonstrated competitive spirit and outstanding sportsmanship.


The Olympics football cup was won by the joined team of Overgas and the American College of Sofia, who managed to defeat the professional team of Corporation "Development". The third place in the football tournament was taken by Schenker Bulgaria. The volleyball competition was won by the joined team RD (Radisson SAS-Development). The gold medals in the basketball were won by the Overgas team. In the "quiet" sports the winners were Ognyan Kozhuharov in backgammon, Svetlana Genova from "Kozloduy" NPP in the chess tournament, and Boyan and Yordan Boychevi. The latter won 1st place in the cards tournament and finished 2nd in the tennis (couples) competition. The only one, who dared appearing on the cycling track, was Dragomir Apostolov from ProWave Bulgaria.


ProWave's team was among the most distinguished at the Olympics - the director of the company Krassimir Ganchev took prizes in three disciplines: airgun shooting, arms wrestling, and family games.


The participants watched carefully the demonstration of the National Kendo team and made their first steps in salsa, under the guidance of dance club "Sredetz". Many of the winners will celebrate their triumph next weekend, when they will be guests of Hilton Sofia, Radisson SAS, Sheraton Sofia, and Medite Hotel in Sandanski - prizes from the big raffle, given personally by the Chairman of the Forum - Mr. Maxim Behar.


The Third Business Leaders Olympics was again held with the general sponsorship of the auditing company Ernst&Young, and with the support of PostBank, ADIS, Crown Agents, M3 Communications Group, Alcomet, Overgas, Sheraton Sofia, Danone, Bartlink OOD, Domaine Boyar, Pain D'Or, Zagorka AD, Coca-Cola, Allied Pickfords, TNT, Hilton, Kras Plus, ProWave, Kozloduy NPP, Boutique Wine Cellar Todoroff, and Ideal Standard Vidima.

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