FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship 2023 in Georgia – presented by Silknet

TBILISI, GEORGIA – February 28, 2023 – The biggest event of the 2022/23 FIS World Cup season – and the biggest sporting event in Georgia’s history as a nation has started in Bakuriani.

The World Championship gathers the biggest stars in winter sports at the historical resort of Bakuriani.

Silknet, a subsidiary of Silk Road Group, will serve as the title sponsor for the event and host special guests in Bakuriani at the exclusive “Silknet Zone.”  Silk Hospitality, serving as an official partner, will also offer premier catering for its guests and visitors.

Johan Eliasch, the President of the International Ski Federation During his visit in Bakuriani said that he is impressed by the work done in Bakuriani and that Bakuriani has lots of potential to host more events as part of world championship.

“We are delighted to be part of this important event, which will showcase the country’s potential as a winter sports destination and draw in more international travelers,” said George Ramishvili, the Chairman of Silk Road Groups Supervisory Board.  “Our efforts to get Bakuriani 2023 ready have been recognized and appreciated. We are grateful for the support we have received from all partners, volunteers and the Georgian government.”

“I believe that as a result of joint efforts and the work done by the Georgian government, Bakuriani will be an excellent host of the championship” – Mariam Kvrivishvili – Deputy Minister of Economy

The event, held in Bakurnia, Georgiai, is expected to welcome up to 700 athletes from 42 countries and 3,000 foreign guests. The championship, organized by the Georgian Ski Federation, takes place at two different venues, Bakuriani-Didveli and Kokhta-Mitarbi.

About Silk Road Group:

Silk Road Group is a leading private investment group active in the Caucasus and Central Asian regions, operating across various sectors of the Georgian economy. Established in Georgia in the early 1990s following the collapse of the Soviet Union. The group’s activities include transportation, technology, trading, media & IT, energy, real estate, retail, hospitality & entertainment, telecommunications and banking. Silk Road Group has been Sponsor of Georgian Ski Federation for more than 20 years.

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