January – the epicenter of winter adventures! All those who love winter sports and travel arrived in Minsk. European speed skating championships 2016 was here at the skating stadium in the complex «Minsk-Arena».
In the last year at September I organized the VeloMinsk Golden Race beside with this place.
Near the entrance to the sports complex demonstrated the huge truck, which made in Belarus.
This is a real big truck! My height is 1.95 m, but he’s all 6 meters. His name — BELAZ.
The first hall (Minsk Velodrome) – this is Fan Zone for children and guests of speed skating championships.
And this is the Skating stadium Minsk-Arena where the start of championship-2016.
Wide hall of ice stadium and 2,000 spectators in the tribune and the same in the Fan Zone and on other objects.
The high level of organization of the tournament, nice decorations and good branding of sports elements.
A lot of fans from Poland. Many tourists from the Netherlands with flags of Poland in Minsk, very interesting fact.
The skaters at high speed and incredible turns.
Polish olympic champion Zbigniew Bródka won a silver medal on distance 500 m.
Awards Ceremony & work of photographers.
Happy fans of speed skating from Russia and mascot of competitions.
I was also happy to make a photo with a snowman.
I’m a fan of sport and me was very interesting to watch every race.
Professional TV broadcasts and live reports.
Norway speed skating team fans and their national flags.
Press corner: live reports.
Speed skating in the Holland – the one of most popular winter sport.
Good atmosphere of competitions and Orthodox Christmas in the Belarus.
The final classification of European speed skating championships 2016 in Minsk:
1. Martina Sablikova (Czech Republic) 161,455 scores
2. Ireen Wuest (Holland) 163,188
3. Antoinette de Jong (Holland) 164,043
1. Sven Kramer (Holland) 150,102 scores
2. Bart Swings (Belgium) 150,464
3. Jan Blokhuijsen (Holland) 151,176
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