During May Day holidays Russian volleyball team of "A-Mega" sports club (9 volleyball players) has played in a friendship match with "Hot Helsinki" team in Finland's capital.
"A-Mega" volleyballers for the first time played in its new team. It was a success. There were three teams: a Russian, a Finnish (Finland's team consisted of 9 players too) and mixed. Games' results showed that the Russian newcomer team was better than others. Wins and losses were equal - 50/50.
After the friendship mini-sports contest Finnish volleyball players invited their counterparts from Saint-Petersburg to a sauna and then to a home-made party. For Finnish girls it was the first game experience with Russian "neighbour" girls and they have made everything they could to make Russians feel completely at home.
Women Finnish volleyball team is performing for 5 years now, it won the Silver medal in the EuroGames 2008 sports contest in Barcelona in "B" category. The "Hot Helsinki" team has won 3 games out of 7.
"A-Mega" volleyball players will participate in the OutGames 2009 (Denmark, July 24th-August 3rd) under the category "C". The Russian team has some vacant posts for players.
This year during the OutGames "A-Mega"'s sportswomen will play basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis and contest in ballroom dancing and swimming. Those girls who want to play volleyball and soccer and join the "A-Mega" sports club are welcome to contact its representatives at firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +7-911-926-40-20.
Translated by Yerdna Bananes