the Olympic Committee of Russia held a ceremony of awarding the laureates of the prize “the Silver DOE”, which is established by the Federation of sports journalists of Russia. The awarding ceremony took part the Minister of sports Oleg Matytsin and the head of the ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov. The prize was awarded to the cyclists Daria Shmeleva and Anastasia voynova.

the Best athletes of the year were traditionally determined sports journalists – the people who first learned about athletic achievements and made them public domain. For the second year in a row PSGR said representatives of Cycling: among the award winners at the end of last 2018 have already been Daria Shmeleva. Now she celebrates with a friend on the team.

Anastasia Voinova prepared in Minsk for the world championship in track Cycling, said: “my Whole life has been dedicated to the Cycling. What we had at the tournaments of his country, has always added us and pride and responsibility. I understand that our victories are victories of Russia, and all these years it was the main driver of our achievements.”

“in addition, I believe that Cycling is one of the most beautiful, but, alas, under-appreciated sports, and the victories we are always seeking to improve the degree of attention to it, — continued the athlete in conversation with the correspondent Вестей.Ru. – Therefore, the fact that journalists are forming in Russia, interest in the sport, awarded the prize to Cycling in our face, especially nice.”

“I want to thank on my own behalf and on behalf of the Dasha Shmeleva everyone who took part in the vote, everyone who supports us and trains us. Special thanks to Federation of Bicycle sports of Russia and the man who did much for Russian Cycling President of the company “ARETI” and honorary President of the Russian Cycling Federation Igor Makarov. We will make every effort to constantly increase our wins andto be able to raise the Russian Cycling to new heights!” said Voinov.