The first ever caviar eating championship was held in Moscow in April, 20th. Everyone who wished to take part in it came to a restaurnat "the Apartment". 12 persons were chosen to eat as much caviar as they could for three minutes. They didn't have to stop till they ate half a litre of the expensive food. Alexander Valov, 49, was announced the winner of the competition - he ate half a litre of caviar for 1 minute 26 seconds and got 10 thousand rubles (330 USD) and ... caviar as a prize. Others took the remaining caviar home as a consolation prize.
That evening the participants ate caviar for 2 million rubles! (66 600 USD).