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Angling Competition on the Bridge


absmiddle Yazdır   -A | A+ 21.09.2017
Today, angling competition was held within the scope of the Historical Peninsula Fish Festival, the 13th of which has been organized this year by Fatih Municipality.

Mayor of Fatih Mustafa Demir who participated in the event with colorful scenes also caught a fish. In the festival in which grilled fish sandwiches were distributed, awards were given to those ranking the highest in the angling competition.

Mayor of Fatih Mustafa Demir, as well as hundreds of citizens and competitors, participated in the angling competition held on Galata Bridge. Mayor Mustafa Demir mentioned that they have organized the 13th of the fish festival and said, "We have organized angling competition on the bridge for the fifth time. We were organizing it in Samatya in previous years.  Now in Kumkapı and the Golden Horn, we are organizing such activities for the recognition of the fish in this environment, for the recognition of our sea and marine culture and for the recognition of them. It attracts more attention every year. I think we have achieved our objective ".

On the second day of the fish festival, Şenol Ay who ranked first in the angling competition with 792 gr, Hüseyin Özdemir who ranked second in the angling competition with 517 gr and Ramazan Koçak who ranked third with 446 gr received their awards from Mayor Mustafa Demir.

They received their cups from Mustafa Demir, Mayor of Fatih.

Fatih Municipality also presented clocks to competitors. Citizens had an unforgettable day on the Galata Bridge with the angling competition and grilled fish sandwich.