Anton Trubnikov, Ukraine: “We always set maximum tasks!”
Team Ukraine will have a renewed composition this year. The team has got a “new blood” (it is a natural process in any sport). The National Team includes representatives of almost all the major cities of Ukraine, namely fighters from Kyiv, Kharkiv, Poltava, Zaporizhia, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk. This year the competition for a place in the […]
10 Jun 2014 10:31
David Nickel, Germany: “We are strong as a team”
We have a good team, all the members work well together. We have 10 strong fighters. We will participate in buhurt and triathlon categories. I think we are ready for this. We are not participating in women’s category this year, ‘cause we don’t have any female fighters. It is a great honor to be captain […]
09 Jun 2014 15:19
Brand Lancaster, USA: “This is a huge movement, where every self-respecting medieval reenactment fighter should try himself”
Each fighter of our team understands the seriousness of the coming event. That’s why we had very hot trainings. I’ve been working with the guys for the last three months. And I will do my best to get some victories for them. We are participating in “1 vs 1” category, which will be representing by […]
09 Jun 2014 14:16
Josiph Pohl, Czech Republic: “We’re all looking forward to the royal category of “21 vs 21”
Although we advanced from our group at last year’s World Championship, the level of our fighters wasn’t good. After a year of training, enlistment of new fighters and getting experience we are now much better prepared than last year. We have a bigger team and we shall participate in every category, except for the female […]
09 Jun 2014 12:15
Matija Djanješić, Croatia: “Our goal is to pass the first round of battles and then continue as further as we can”
Although National team of Croatia is a new team, we have ten fighters. They are from several different associations. And they will represent the Republic of Croatia at the World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle. Although we were time-limited, we started with serious trainings and preparations. All of us trained individually at home. Once or […]
09 Jun 2014 10:13
Michаel Tegge, Friesland: “We are proud, that we will represent frisians at the World Championship”
As we are a very young team in the HMB movement, most Frisian fighters are engaged in full-contact fights, actually sword fighting. So we had to equip the whole team with new heavy armor. What about our appearance. We will show how Frisian fighters looked in 14th century. As most of our buhurt fighters from […]
08 Jun 2014 13:07
Dmitry Trostin, Russia: “I think we’ve got something to show this year”
This year we have fifty people. Most of the fighters are from Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod. There are guys from Stavropol, Kaliningrad, Rostov-on- Don. These are major cities. We have one team that will participate in «21 vs 21», three full-fledged five-member units, three fighters who will participate in men’s triathlon category, and three women for […]
08 Jun 2014 09:09
Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “One day we will be on the top”
We have a lot of new fully armored fighters who were training hard to be ready for this BotN. But Argentina still has economic problems, as it was in 2013… The tickets are almost 3 times more expensive than last year… Only 5 fighters can afford themselves to go to Croatia… So, we’ll have the […]
07 Jun 2014 14:04
Oleg Sergeev, Moldova: “Our task is not to give up and fight to the end!”
Unfortunately, we had very little time, due to a variety of organizational reasons, for team formation, that’s why the composition is not full. We expected to gather 8 fighters, but since we had only 22 days, we were able to find only four men. Of course, it will severely affect our participation in “five vs […]
07 Jun 2014 11:58
Vladimir Maksimenko, Latvia: “We had a competition, a selection to the team. And it motivated us!”
Тhis year, the team will consist of eight men who’ll come to “Battle of the Nations”, almost all of them are experienced fighters, they participated in the Championship in the past. This time we will have one ethnic Latvian, Yanis. Local fighters do not like full contact sport much, they prefer studying history, reenactment without […]
07 Jun 2014 10:00
Schedule of the HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations”-2014
Schedule of the HMB World Championship “Battle of the Nations”-2014 Day 1, 12/06/2014                         Central lists 11:00-14:00 – Official opening of the Championship: Parade of National Teams; 14:00-15:00 – Presentation of participants in nominations: “The Best Armour”, “The Best Female Medieval Costume”, “The Best Male Medieval Costume”; 15:00-19:30 – Category “Group Battles” 5 vs 5, […]
06 Jun 2014 19:23
There is Battle of the Nations-2014 schedule!
  Dear friends! We invite you to familiarize yourself with the schedule of the World Championship Battle of the Nations-2014. The timetable of battles and other events of the Championship (from Opening Ceremony till award ceremony and celebrating) are available here: Schedule of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations-2014 Central lists 11:00-14:00 – […]
06 Jun 2014 15:54
Organizers of Battle of the Nations-2014 will take care of guests’ and participants’ health
Organizers of Battle of the Nations-2014 will take care of the festival’s guests’ and participants’ health within the Championship. The information was given by Sergey Tsymbal, Deputy of HMBIA President for international relations. “Two medical teams will be constantly on duty at the festival. In case of need, and we hope that nothing extraordinary happens, […]
06 Jun 2014 12:49
Brand Lancaster: “We want to be champions in the future, and you can’t be one unless you fight against champions”
People of HMB movement Brand Lancaster, captain of National team of USA      …concerning his Team and HMB sport We are new people for HMB movement. Most of the guys of our team have never fought. Sounds funny, but it’s true. I mean a lot of them have attended some festivals, but they have never […]
06 Jun 2014 01:01
Mikhail Morgulis, Israel: “Of course, we want to be in the top ten”
The membership is nice this year, many guys have increased their level. They train at home, they all do physical exercises suitable for their physical development. Even those who lacked fitness last year have managed to improve their level. The guys leapt ahead. And when the fighters are in good physical form, it’s easier for […]
05 Jun 2014 14:42
Alberto Baal Jimenez: “One of our strongest fighters is our blacksmith”
We have 16 fighters in the association, but for economic reasons we’ll bring only 7 to the tournament, we also have a female fighter but unfortunately she won’t be able to go this year. At this competition we will only participate in the “5 vs 5” category, we hope we will be able to bring […]
05 Jun 2014 11:36



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