Friends of Big Sports
Client: PBWM MEDIA
Format: gala reception
Date/venue: 7 November 2019, Moscow, "MIR"
Guests: 500 persons
Partners: Haval, ZASPORT, Red Bull
On November 7, the Mir Concert Hall on Tsvetnoy Boulevard hosted a gala reception for the Bolshoy Sport magazine, a gala evening of champions “Friends of Big Sport” dedicated to the results of the year. The hosts of the evening were commentator and TV presenter Natalya Clark and European champion in artistic gymnastics Emin Garibov. The strongest active athletes were awarded special prizes from the editors of the magazine, the only monthly sports edition in Russia. Prizes were presented to the laureates by famous Russian athletes Svetlana Khorkina, Alexander Legkov, Aliya Mustafina, Irina Sumnikova, Stanislava Komarova, Alexei Yakimenko, Anna Chakvetadze, Tamerlan Tmenov, Anna Sidorova, Yuri Berezhko, Elena Radionova, Anna Pogorilaya and Nkeirouka Ezekh.
The winners are:
Georgi Dzhikiya - a special prize of the Bolshoi Sport magazine for perseverance and the will to win
Elena Nikitina - for a historical breakthrough in the Russian women's skeleton
Mariya Lasitskene - the best sportswoman of the year
Artur Dalaloyan – for contribution to the victory at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championship in team all-around
Anton Chupkov - record holder of the year
Alexey Cheskidov - for the popularization of triathlon and the organization of competitions in cyclic sports
Elena Bolotova - for the formation of a positive image of Russian football
Andrey Gromkovsky - businessman of the year
PariMatch betting company - for the support of Russian professional sports
Liga Stavok betting company - for the support of Russian professional sports
Charity fund "Sozvezdie Dobra" - for the support of Russian youth sports
ZASPORT - for image-building for Russian Olympians
Vasily Artemiev - for the formation of a new image of the Russian athlete in the world
CSKA Professional Basketball Club - team of the year
Gleb Davidyuk - investment project of the year in the sports sector
The partner of the evening was the automobile brand Haval, and a special event was the Russian premiere of the Haval F7x coupe-crossover fully assembled in Russia at a plant in the Tula region, which was opened this summer. Haval F7x is a stylish five-door smart crossover coupe with a unique sporty design. At the “Friends of Big Sports” gala evening, the Haval F7x car was donated to Igor Akinfeev's “Football Land” Foundation. Also, the Haval Motor Rus company awarded the two-time Olympic fencing champion Yana Yegoryan with a car for increasing the sports glory of Russia.