The most important Sport Aviation event in the world starts on Saturday (6th of Jun), representing all airsport disciplines from balloning through aeromodelling, gliding, till parachuting and last but not least, for the first time: acrobatics paragliding, both in solo and synchro categories!
Every day, the public will enjoy competitions, demonstrations, air shows, simulations. For one week, the best athletes in the world will confront each other, with fairness - in the third dimension.
Over 500 athletes representing the hundred federations member of FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale), 1.500 including officials, technicians and competition judges, 300.000 spectators forecasted over the three competition sites and more than 200 millions worldwide television contacts. Here they are the numbers of the Torino 2009 World Air Games. (The main event venues will be Torino-Aeritalia airport of Collegno, Avigliana and Mondovì).
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The invited paragliding acro pilots are:
Argentina - PITOCCO Hernan
Austria - HORNBOECK Bernd
Austria - MESCHUH Alexander
Brazil - BRAGA Mauricio Galvão Junior
Bulgaria - METODIEV Metodi A.
Denmark - SOERENSEN Dennis Wolthers
Macedonia - VELJANOVSKI Mendo
France - MONTANT Antoine
France - PLANTON Cyril
Hungary - KÉZI Gábor
Hungary - TAKÁTS Pál
Italy - DALL'OGLIO Massimo
Italy - PATUZZI Enrico
Norway - HAMMAR ROGNØY Pål
Spain - LLORENS FERNANDEZ Horacio
Spain - RODRIGUEZ Felix
Spain - RODRIGUEZ FERNANDEZ Raúl Iván
Switzerland - BARMAN Céline
Switzerland - CERUTTI Hervé
USA - DASALLA Nova
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