Traditional race water skiing Southern 80, which is held on the Murray river, Australia, was interrupted because of the tragedy.
Killed 50-the summer inhabitant of Sydney David Morabito, reports The Age.
Several people were injured. Four taken to hospital. Their condition is estimated as heavy.
During the race, there have been several tragic incidents. One boat capsized, while two persons suffered.
According to the representative «red cross», one person hit a buoy, another water skier fell.