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Ice cricket world cup took place in Tallinn

BC, Tallinn, 27.03.2009.Print version

Estonia decided kept on to the tradition and organized the Ice Cricket World Cup, EstonianFreePress reported.


With six teams from Australia, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Estonia, North Indies and South Indies involved, the 2009 edition of the international competition took place in Tallinn between January and March declaring South Indies the new World Champion of one of the most unusual and bizarre sports ever played.


Organized in peculiar places, such as an old soviet missiles factory or the lake Harku, the competition managed to catch the eye of CNN, which dedicated part of iReport to the event most of the people never heard about, and which might contribute to somehow changing the general perception of Estonia.

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