Stablina Crew Wins Neretva Boat Marathon

By 14 August 2021
Stablina Crew Wins Neretva Boat Marathon
Miroslav Lelas / PIXSELL

ZAGREB, 14 Aug, 2021 - The crew from Stablina won the 24th Neretva Boat Marathon, raced on Saturday afternoon down a 22.5 kilometre stretch of the river Neretva from the town of Metković to the seaport of Ploče.

Among the 33 crews racing, rowers from Zagreb came second, while a crew from Metković finished third.

This was the Stablina crew's fourth gold in this competition, finishing this year's race in two hours, 11 minutes and 53 seconds.

Due to COVID restrictions, the race again took place without spectators and accompanying events in Metković and the finish line in Ploče.

The Neretva Boat Marathon is an amateur sporting competition between rowers in traditional boats. Each crew consists of ten rowers, a drummer and a cox.

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