1984 - 1991 The best moments in my Water ski career:
Georgia became independent and Water Ski Federation created at 1992
After 1991, Georgia has become the independent state. In 1992 the Water ski Federation of Georgia was formed. So after that time I have took participation in competitions as a Georgian Water ski team member.
European Water Ski Championships Poti, USSR 1991
Finalist of the European Championships among open category in Poti with result 50.4 m. In a history of the Water ski sport of USSR, I was the third jamper, which have overcome the barrier of 50 m.
USSR National Championships, Dubna 1990
Our skier from Georgia Vasiliy Budurov became a winner in Jumping y result 50,1m witch was our new national record and he became 2nd skier in history of USSR who jumped over 50m. First skier who suppurate 50m jump was coached also by our coach Viktor Melnik and his name was Yaskevich Dimitriy from Belorussia.
International competition Ortez, France 1990
Champion of the international tournament in France "Ortez'90" among open category. I have won the first place in tricks, the first place in overall, the second place in jumping and the third place in slalom.
I have won the third place in USSR Cup in structure of the VDSOP-1 team, in Poti.
Patrice Martin from France, viseted Poti Georgia for international competition in 1989
1989 International competition Germany "Feldberg 1989
Champion of the international tournament in Germany "Feldberg'89" among juniors. I was first in tricks and I have won jumping.
1989 I have won the first place in USSR Cup in structure of the VDSOP-1 team, in Poti.
1989 Became European Champion among juniors in structure of USSR team, in Norway.
USSR Championships among juniors in Moscow 1988
I have won the first place in tricks, second place in overall and third place in slalom on the USSR Championships among juniors in Moscow.
Friendship Cup Sofia 88 in Bulgari 1988
I have won the third place in jumping and third place in tricks on the international tournament "Friendship Cup Sofia 88" in Bulgari.
USSR Championships among the dauphin boys,Novopolotsk, Bellaruss 1987
I have won the second place in tricks, second place in overall and third place in slalom on USSR Championships among the dauphin boys in Novopolotsk.
Sport department of USSR appropriated me qualification "Master of Sports of the USSR". Also I was a member of Soviet Union team among juniors.
Melnik Viktor Ivanovich from Belorussia arrived to coach Georgian team at 1986
To Georgia there has arrived the deserved trainer of Byelorussia, Melnik Viktor Ivanovich. He was one of the best trainer on Water ski at those times in USSR.
"All-Union" classification competition among the dauphin boys in Minsk 1985
I have won the first place In tricks on "All-Union" classification competition among the dauphin boys in Minsk.
I have started my skiing with coach Kobyalko Vyatcheslav Konstantinovich at 1984
I have started my skiing. My first trainer was Kobyalko Vyatcheslav Konstantinovich, which has arrived from Byelorussia and has collected a plenty of children. In that way, has appeared a first in that time Water ski team in Georgia. In spite of the fact that there was only one pair wooden ski and aluminium boat with the outboard motor, I had a huge interest to this sport.