VIth International Road-Festival of Mototourism GAGARIN CUP – 2020
GAGARIN CUP is dedicated to the first cosmonaut – Jury Gagarin, who was the first human reached the space. GAGARIN CUP is the old Russian relic, which was founded by Auto-moto-club of the USSR in 1964 year and was awarding from the name of Russian Federation to the greatest number of motorcyclists, riding motorcycles of all categories, groups and classes at the all international events up to 1973 year and later was lost. GAGARIN CUP will be given to the greatest numbering national team. In 2015 GAGARIN CUP went to Finnish Team, captain Mikael Heikkila. Slovakian Team, leaded by captain Dusan ‘Morgan’ Konya was awarded by GAGARIN CUP – 2016 for the greatest number of national motorcylists, came to the event. Czech Team was awarded with GAGARIN CUP – 2017 in Moscow and Andrea Gurevich got the Cup from the name of the Team and country. Gagarin Cup – 2018 was proudly given to the most active team for the past years – Slovakian National Team and it’s captain Dusan ‘Morgan’ Konya at the Grozny city, Chechnia. Gagarin Cup – 2019 was held in one of the best Russian cities – Nizhny Novorod and again Slovakian National Team took away the Prize and brought it to the Motherland.
Second award of Festival is TERESHKOVA CUP. It is dedicated to the first female-cosmonaut of the world Valentina Tereshkova and will be given to the best national female motorcycle team of the world. Czech Team, headed by Andrea Gurevich, took TERESHKOVA CUP in 2015 year. TERESHKOVA CUP – 2016 was get by Slovakian Team with Irena Bozhekova at the head of it. Agata Baginova from Slovakia was awarded with TERESHKOVA CUP in Moscow – 2017. Diana Irmish from Germany got TERESHKOVA CUP in 2018 year, at the capital of Chechnia, Grozny city. The prize of the first Russian woman-cousmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, TERESHKOVA CUP – 2019 was transferred to Zdenka Majetna who was representing Czech Republic.
Third Cup is LEONOV CUP. It is dedicated to Aleksey Leonov, the first human, who went out to the open space from the board of spaceship. LEONOV CUP will be given to the best motorcycle, coming to the International festival of mototourism GAGARIN CUP. Slovakian mototourists won LEONOV CUP in 2015 year with the best tour-bike of Dusan Konya. LEONOV CUP – 2016 was dilivered to Jaroslav Domkar from Chezh Republic, having the best touristic motorcycle, came to the Festival at 2016 year. Silvio Zala from Switzerland was awarded with LEONOV CUP – 2017 for the best motorcycle of the Festival. Mark Gurevich from Chezh Republic got the LEONOV CUP in 2018. LEONOV CUP – 2019 was proudly given to the most active mototourist of the event – Franz Stigleither, whose motorcycle became the best at the Festival.
In 2017 year a copy of the Gagarin Cup, the historic regalia of the Soviet Union, established by Automotoclub of the USSR in 1964 was transferred to the Museum of Cosmonautics together with rare archival materials, which were brought to Moscow by one of the participant from Chezh Rebublic – Miloslav Clavoda. Miloslav was 9 years old when in 1961, two weeks after the first in the history of mankind flight into open space, Yuri Gagarin visited the city Revista in Czechoslovakia. Miloslav took photographs with the camera “Amateur” and 56 years later gave them to the organizers of the festival GAGARIN CUP.
WELCOME TO GAGARIN CUP – 2020 !
WELCOME TO RUSSIA !
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