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The most successful crew at the EIGHTH Moravian Regatta, teacher Viden Jovanović, was the team of Elektrodistribucija Niš, which won the winning cup. The second place was won by the crew of STARA DRINA, and the third and the cup was won by the crew of the 63rd Parachute Brigade. Members of the “181 Airport Security Battalion”, South Morava Lalinac, also had a notable performance.
According to tradition, recognition was also given to the youngest participant of the Regatta, student Mini Nikolić, who showed exceptional courage in taking care of an injured buzzard. At the final ceremony in the village of Lalinac. The President of Palilula Municipality, Bratislav Vučković, praised all the participants and organizers of the Regatta and thanked the organizations and institutions for their support: Safari Club Niš, “EKO Fishing” Association, Council of Citizens of the Village of Lalinac, Association of Hospitality and Tourism Workers Niš, Health Center Niš, media representatives – Niš Television and Agro jug, which contributed to the successful preparation, implementation and promotion of this unique sports and recreational event. The president of the Municipality of Palilula presented certificates of appreciation and cups to the regatta crews and the teams preparing the fish soup. Teacher Viden’s son, Goran Jovanović, thanked all the participants of this event. In 2014, the Municipality of Palilula established the holding of the Moravian regatta event – “Teacher Viden Jovanović” in South Morava in memory of the brave teacher Viden Jovanović. His great sacrifice is still remembered in the municipality of Palilula even after the age of 23. Drowned on June 12, 1998, rescuing his student Mladen Pejčić from Vlasin Lake. which fell into the vortex of the lake. EKOpolis (text-photos, D. Vidojković)