Ski track of Russia – 2015
On February 8th the principal start of the 33rd open All-Russian mass ski race “Ski track of Russia – 2015” took place at the sport and health-improving ski complex n.a. Galina Kulakova.
Traditionally competitions were opened with VIP-race in which representatives of the Republican and local authorities including the Head of the Udmurt Republic Alexander Soloviev took part.
Sportsmen were greeted by the Head of the city of Izhevsk Alexander Ushakov who wished skiers high spirits, will to win and mentioned that Ski track of Russia had been getting more and more popular among Izhevsk citizens.
Celebrated sportsmen, champions and prize-winners of the Olympic Games skiers Galina Kulakova, Tamara Tikhonova and Mikhail Botvinov became honorary guests and participants of the event.
The day before, on February 7th, the district stage of the All-Russian mass ski race “Ski track of Russia – 2015” took place in Izhevsk. About 2700 schoolchildren, students, workers, sportsmen and supporters of the active lifestyle of different ages gladly participated in the race in five city districts.