Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends:
On August 24, 1997
the Third Congress of the International Rinkball
Federation that took place in Imatra, Finland has come to
the decision to hold the First World Rinkball
Championship in Russia, with eight participating teams
from Finland, Sweden, USA, Switzerland, Hungary,
Kazakhstan, Byelorussia and Russia. The Championship will
be held on August 2-7, 1998. Omsk as a leading rinkball
centre of Russia was unanimously chosen to be the host
city of the Championship.
Welcome to the World Rinkball Championship in Omsk!