Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Its official, results of world champs.

17th FAI WORLD HOT AIR BALLOON CHAMPIONSHIP SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED


The 17th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship, held at Tochigi in Japan
from 18 to 26 November 2006, came to a successful conclusion, thus closing
the 2006 FAI World Championships season.


Sixty-two competitors representing 31 countries worldwide attended the
Championship. After 28 competition tasks, the winners were :

1st – John PETREHN (USA)
2nd – Joe HEARTSILL (USA)
3rd – Uwe SCHNEIDER (GER)

Both FAI President Pierre PORTMANN and FAI Ballooning Commission President
Jean-Claude WEBER attended the prize-giving ceremony, as did "Asimo", a
representative of the latest technological developments of Honda, partner of
the 17th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship.


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