Olympic champion a year ago Evgeny Plushenko solemnly opened an ice rink in the Maldives, and in honor of this event today the athlete honored with his presence the first day of the figure skating museum at the rink, and also presented the exposition with his competition costume and unique "happy" skates.
The renowned athlete Evgeni Plushenko is not just worried about the fate of the eco-skating rink on the tropical islands, which has become an exotic place of leisure for the local population and a pleasant addition to the sea vacation for tourists. Exactly a year ago, the skater solemnly cut the blue ribbon and was the first to try the ice, coming out to the guests of the evening with an enchanting performance.
So today the first anniversary of the ice rink is celebrated on the island, and the opening was organized for this date. museum figure skating. The guest of honor of the event again was Evgeny Plushenko, who, as expected, came to the party with gifts.
The Russian champion decided to donate to the Maldivian museum special things associated with his brilliant victories, namely a competition suit from distant 2012 and a pair of skates that were special for him.
As Evgeny Plushenko explained to those present, it is customary in figure skating to change sports shoes annually, so that for each season of the competition, athletes go to the ice in new skates. He also broke the tradition, making an exception for a pair of skates, in which his performances were especially successful, and it is they who will now show off in the museum showcase.