Foil fencers Timur Safin and Arthur Akhmatkhuzhin are nominated for Man of Year-2017 Award
UFA, 1 June 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Alfiya Agliullina/.
Trainees of Bashkir sports — foil fencers Timur Safin and Arthur Akhmatkhuzhin are nominated for the "Man of the Year-2017" Award. Together with their partner Alexei Cheremisinov they can receive the GQ Men's Magazine Award in the nomination "Athlete of the Year". It is possible to vote for the champions of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro right now.
"Fencers of the Russian team were irresistible in team competitions, successfully having defeated France and the United States in Rio. Eventually spectacular fights with their participation brought Olympic gold to Russia", the edition writes about them.
The captain of Moscow Spartak Denis Glushakov, chess player Sergey Karyakin, boxer Mikhail Aloyan and Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin are also nominated for the "Person of the Year-2017" Award in the category "Athlete of the Year".