22 January 2010, Friday, 18:00

To participants and guests of the European ice speedway championship!

author: news-agency "Bashinform"

The European ice speedway championship will be held in the capital of Bashkortostan – Ufa on January 23-24 and on this occasion President of Republic of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov sent a complimentary address to participants and guests of the championship, given below:

“Dear participants and organizers of the European ice speedway championship! Dear guests and fans of the event!

Let me heartily congratulate you with opening of the European ice speedway championship in the capital of Republic of Bashkortostan – the city of Ufa!

We regard holding of this championship in the homeland of the outstanding speedway master, the sixfold world champion Gabdrakhman Kadyrov and many other famous sportsmen as the recognition of special contribution of Bashkortostan to development of Russian and international motosports.

I am sure the competition of the best racers of the world will demonstrate the striking and exciting struggle and their bravery, purposefulness and will to win will become the best example for the younger generation of sportsmen.

I wish the participants and organizers of the competition high sport results and the fans – joy and happiness from stunts of the outstanding sportsmen!

Strong health to all, well-being and happiness!

President of Republic of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov”