Burlington via Sveti Martin na Muri
Teams: Croatian NT, Real Madrid and Notre Dame
The Gold rush continues...am incredibly proud of our international domination...
...we all know our incredible success in various sports, ties, sarmas, strudels, dogs, etc...
but we also have endless academic success... and this latest win, in the arguably most prestigious international comp in the world
shows yet again we literally win Gold in everything, anywhere and anytime.
The international student competition, which saw competitors from 12 universities around the world take part, is for students of engineering and architecture schools around the world with the objective to create eco-responsible boats boats of tomorrow.
Teams raced against one another in a real-life situation and the team from Rijeka took first place in the mass transport category (container vessels, tankers, bulk carriers) with a ballast of 200kg with their boat they designed and called “Torpedo MK2”. They also won first place in the energy efficiency category.
Ivan Rakitic: "We have this special bond. When you put the sacred Croatia shirt on you become another person...this is something all of us have in us, and it will be in us to the very last moment.”