Igors Umeckis - an outstanding Latvian rugby player, included among thirty best Latvian rugby players, played in the USSR team and was one of the best rugby players in his time throughout the Soviet Union. He was born in Riga, where he studied in LSPA, but due to his career moved to Kiev, where he graduated from the local Sports College and played for rugby club “Aviator”. His career continued as coach, representing rugby club “Jelgavas Aļņi”. One of Jelgavas rugby traditions founder. In 2011, he founded youth rugby club “Mītava” as the head coach of this association. Commemorating rugby club’s founder and first head coach, the club organizes a commemorative tournament every year, in which participates rugby teams from Latvia, Lithuanie, Estonia and Russia. Traditionally Memorial Cup of Igors Umeckis is held on the last weekend of September. The 2015 tournament brought together a record number of visitors, with a total of 600 people attending the tournament with players and spectators. In each tournament, during lunch break, veteran game takes place between Jelgava and Riga Rugby veterans. Our tournament together old friends, rugby fans, players and their parents.
Seko mums līdzi sociālajos tīklos un uzzini jaunumus par Regbija Klubs “Mītava” pirmais