Metropolitan Theophan of Simbirsk Takes a Ride to the Largest Covered Go-Kart Track in Russia

Source: Pravmir.ru
Natalya Mihailova | 22 November 2014
November 20, 2014. The opening ceremony of the largest covered go-kart track in Russia took place on November 16. Metropolitan Theophan of Simbirsk and Novospasskoe participated in the festive ceremony.
Metropolitan Theophan of Simbirsk Takes a Ride to the Largest Covered Go-Kart Track in Russia

The press office of the Simbirsk Metropolia has reported that among the participants of the first junior rides were pupils of orphanages.

The Primate of the Simbirsk Metropolia delivered a speech in which he noted:

“Dear Sergei Ivanovich, dear builders, inspirators, and winners! Dear Friends! Looking at our young generation I remember my childhood. Go-kart tracks, really?! In my time hardly everyone had a bicycle. But now just look at this wonderful sports center! Whatever anyone says, but Russia lives and develops! Such events exalt Russia and I am glad that not merely shopping centers and dance clubs open in Simbirsk, but also such important sports facilities as this one. I am addressing those who will win here and will aspire to reach the top results: preserve the spirit of unity, the spirit of Russian identity, and mutual help. Happy journey!”

Metropolitan Theophan, Governor Sergei Morozov and other honored guests took a ride to the covered track in full uniform.

Despite the first-time ride, Metropolitan Theophan rode properly equaling the more experienced racers.

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