The history of UWR in Russia

Written by Anya 'Seven'   In the late 80s, at the Moscow’s Luzhniki pool, coaches Nazarov VN and AF Karev attempted to start underwater rugby in Russia but didn’t receive much support. Around mid-90s, Coaches Gastrenko VR, Ivanov VV, Krylov AS, AI Podgorny, Pokrovsky VR, Trofimov OV, who were at…

Nordic countries come along

Nordic countries come along Underwater rugby came to nordic countries via Denmark and south Sweden at late of 60's. Swedish diving association took the game in their schedule in 1973. Underwater-polo went to Norway and Finland from Sweden. In Finland, the game was named directly from the swedish version and…

Development of UW-Rugby

Written by Rudi Wiesner UW Rugby is a very young sport, and one would think that at least the participants would know how it started. Wrong. All kinds of wild "origin stories" have started to circulate in the last years, from conditioning training of French Navy Units to a game…