Monday, December 26, 2016

Final №1 in Togliatti - the battle for the medals continues.



The second stage of the final championship of Russia №1 personal struggle between the leaders of the first phase of the finals continued even brighter and more interesting!
Now Dmitry Koltakov with first launches started winning all their races. Igor Kononov also kept up with his counterpart, losing only to the partner for the club Daniil Ivanov that many fans considered a tactical move. Was interesting and opposition in one of the races the riders of Kamensk-Ural - Dmitry Khomitsevich, Dinar Valeev and Basily Nesytyh. And Edward Krysov had to interfere in their dispute for more! But Dinar Valeev, successfully conducted the check-in and repulsed all the attacks, finished first. Dmitry Khomitsevich was only the second.



Successful at this point was made by multiple world champion Daniil Ivanov, who collected 13 points. This allowed him to take the third step of the podium! A determination of the winner and silver medalist again had to start giving additional arrival, as Igor Kononov and Dmitry  Koltakov scored 14 points.
Start Koltakov won, but the entrance to the first corner goes in Kononov arrival leaders and passed the full distance in one breath wins.
Thus, on the basis of two phases of Igor Kononov and with 28 points ranked first championship standings, with the same amount the second line is Dmitry Koltakov.
Dmitry Khomitsevich, scored 24 points in third place. All three riders were part of the Russian team. They will fight for the medals of World Team Championship on March 11-12 2017 in Inzell, Germany.
As defined riders who will go to the choice of personal competition of the world championship in Finland January 7 and January 14 in Sweden - is Igor Kononov Dmitry Koltakov, Daniil Ivanov and Dinar Valeev. Since the current world champion in 2016, Dmitry Khomitsevich goes to the final individual 2017 World Cup without a selection, then Igor Kononov and Dmitry Koltakov, a higher place in the standings, have the advantage of choosing the qualifying competition. Of course, to continue the fight for the gold medals of the Russian championship, they will choose the preliminaries in Sweden January 14. This will allow them to take part in the final №2 personal championship of Russia, which will take place on 7 and 8 January in the city of Shadrinsk.