April 6, in Moscow, on the basis of the CSKA Moscow Motorcycle Club (Leningradsky Prospekt), solemn celebration of the army athlete Dmitry Koltakov took place. He returned to his homeland from Heerenveen (the Netherlands) with the gold medal of the world champion in motorcycle racing on ice in the individual competition.In Holland, the czar Dmitriy Koltakov regained the title of world champion in personal competition, after he lost the title to teammate Dmitry Khomitsevich last season.
Last season, Khomitsevich left CSKA - a real smithy of victories, and following the results of the 2017 World Cup became the owner of a bronze medal, and the first place was deservedly won by Koltakov. The world champion scored 185 points, the second place was taken by Igor Kononov (170).In Moscow, the world champion-2017 in a solemn atmosphere was met by the first deputy head of CSKA Dmitry Larchenkov, the adviser of the head of CSKA Yuri Mironov and the young pupils of the army club.Dmitry Larchenkov expressed admiration for the courage of Dmitry Koltakov, who, despite his injuries, always strives for victory and wished young athletes to take an example from the world champion, with all his heart devoted to CSKA.- All the season we watched Dmitri's performances at the World Cup stages, and, I confess, very much waited for him to win. We saw all the difficulties of the final races. Of course, such an outstanding result would be difficult to achieve, if not for an amazing team of technical experts, who works with Dmitry. Thanks to the whole team, - said Dmitry Larchenkov.- This is my victory at the World Cup, I dedicate to the Army Club, - Dmitry Koltakov said during the solemn meeting. - This season I have issued a "golden hat-trick": I won in the personal championship of Russia, as well as the personal and team championships of the world. Each of these medals would be unattainable without the support of his native CSKA.