Friday, 27 July 2012

It's a Knock-Out Charity Olympic Games, oh what a day in Bulgaria!

On July 21st the Its a Knock-Out charity Olympic Games kicked off in Dragizhovo, Veliko Tarnovo, opened by the Mayor of Dragizhovo and Bobby Martin 
All day breakfast show host Bobby Martin
Bobby Martin, Breakfast Show winner!

Its a Knock Out Competition begins
from left to right, The Mayor, Bobby Martin (Compere) and
Dimitar Paunov (translator)  
of Trust Global Radio (Compere) by his side, the day was aiming to raise more money for Binky Aid BG.
Trust Global Radio
The start of the event setting up the radio broadcasting equipment
Veliko Tarnovo camping
Declared open as the ribbon is cut
The very first Veliko Turnovo It's a Knock Out Olympic Games was hailed a great success, with participants and spectators alike having a great time whilst raising money for Charity! All the team captains introduced their teams, which were:- Amore Eterno, Banana's in Pyjama's, VT Camp Crusader's, Trail Ride Bulgaria, Team Vinograd, Div Patel, Sliven Scallywags, VT Hillman Avengers, Condor Club Bar Stewards, Milhaltsi Muppets and Famous Five plus One

yantra homes veliko tarnovo
Bobby introduces the team with a watchful eye from Rosie!
Camping Bulgarian properties
Pull and push the cart in 48 degrees Celcius sunshine!
Dont get wet and dont spill any water out of your bucket!
The hosts were Camping Veliko Tarnovo, who's wonderful and scenic campsite was the perfect location for this 1st event of its kind in Bulgaria! The event included archery, throwing horse shoes, slingshot, swimming events, putting, crazy team races around obstacles, racing a cart without a pulling it down a dirt track! 

camping VT
Trust Global Radio and Nicky Kinson, Camping VT Manager
savour the cake
There was a massive cake donated and sold for one Lev per slice depicting the Bulgarian Flag and Union Jack and the Its a knock out Olympics logo!

The very happy winning team! with the very large and heavy trophy donated by Trust Global Radio depicting a silver eagle on a  marble column sourced from a Bulgarian marble quarry near Mezdra were Booby and Rosie Marin are based with Trust Global radio
TV Crews were there
The day went by with no hitches and were eventually won by Amore Eterno, an all Bulgarian team! TV crews were there along with childrens' entertainers and a host of fun loving locals, campers, travelers from as far as Mezdra, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Sliven and Yambol! All had a great day and whilst we left at 6pm after 10 hours, many stayed for a karaoke and celebrations with cold beer flowing freely!
Childrens entertainers as well

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