In the Slovak town of Trencin passed competitions on high-speed digging graves. The title of the fastest gravediggers in Central Europe challenged 10 teams, each of which consisted of two people.
The participants had to dig a standard grave size of 200 by 90 centimeters and a depth of half a meter. They were allowed to use only conventional tools such as a pick and shovel. The judges evaluated both the speed and accuracy of task performance.
According to the organizers of unusual events, they wanted to contribute to the development of the funeral industry and give a revival of this dark profession. And also show how hard is the job of a gravedigger, said WBTV.com.
According to the channel Eurosport, winning the tournament was won by the Slovak team, consisting of two brothers Ladislav and Csaba Skladanov. They did a great job in 54 minutes.
In July, a similar event was planned in Kazakhstan, but the event was cancelled due to insufficient number of participants.