Cigar Smoking World Champion in Slovakia

The Cigar Smoking World Champion in Slovakia has been crowned. A total of 30 competitors participated in two qualification rounds. In Košice defending national champion Peter Novysedlák won with 1 hour 40 minutes and 22 seconds, while Richard Tlučko and Filip Novotný came in second and third, only one minute apart. It wasn’t enough, though. In Bratislava a few days later Donato Moriconi beat everyone, including the competitors in Košice, when his cigar lasted 1 hour 42 minutes and 3 seconds.

The winner Donato Moriconi receives his award

“The atmosphere was great and the mood friendly, but with a touch of competitive spirit and rivalry, of course,” organizer Roberto Resmer says. “It was actually a close race for second place in both Košice and Bratislava.”

  1. Donato Moriconi 01:42:03
  2. Peter Novysedlák 01:40:22
  3. Mário Puš 01:31:00

Nachdem Simon Lundh 2005 sein Ingenieursdiplom in Vermessungstechnik erwarb, entschied er sich für eine journalistische Laufbahn. Er entdeckte die Welt der Zigarren während er für eine nichtstaatliche Organisation in Estelí, Nicaragua, arbeitete und verdient seinen Lebensunterhalt nun größtenteils mit Artikeln über Zigarren, Metal Music und Tattoos sowie Reiseberichten.


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