Orhangazi District Governorate and Orhangazi Municipality organized the Water Sports Festival for the first time in the Iskele area on the Orhangazi coast of Iznik Lake. The performances of canoe, sailboat and other water sports athletes from Iznik Municipality and Mudanya Burgaz Water Sports Clubs were highly appreciated.
The Water Sports Festival, which was held for the first time this year in Orhangazi, attracted great attention. The first Water Sports Festival, organized by the Orhangazi District Governorate and Orhangazi Municipality, was held in the Pier area on the Orhangazi Coast of Iznik Lake.
Colorful scenes were experienced
In the Water Sports Festival, which was held for the first time this year and is planned to be expanded in the coming years Orhangazi District Governor Süleyman Özçakıcı, Mayor Bekir Aydın, council members and many guests were also present. In the Water Sports Festival, which started with the breakfast organization that started in the morning with the athletes, sailing and canoeists created a visual feast in the cool waters of Lake Iznik.
Water skiing attracted great attention
The speed motor at the event Water skiing and Jet-Sky shows also took place. In the event, which was attended by nearly 50 athletes from Mudanya Burgaz Water Sports and Iznik Municipality Water Sports Clubs, one athlete also performed paramotor in the air in the Iskele region.
Aydin; We must increase the interest of Water Sports
In the last part of the sports events, sponsor companies Ormo and Özhan Marketler and participating club managers were presented with plaques and participation certificates to all athletes by protocol members. Mayor Bekir Aydın, who made a speech here, stated that Lake Iznik is extremely suitable for water sports, and said that we need to create a ground for our youth and children in this regard, ensure that they receive education, and therefore increase interest in water sports.
District Governor Özçakıcı; Orhangazi District Governor Süleyman Özçakıcı, who made a short greeting speech, stated that the Orhangazi coast of Iznik Lake is extremely suitable for water sports, and we need to expand such activities in the future. He said that we need to teach sports such as sailing and canoeing to our children and youth from Orhangazi and ensure the development of this sport.