March 7, 2017: Two Taganrog athletes - Igor Lisovenko and Alexander Bozhko - became winners of this year's J/70 Monaco Sport Boat Winter Series as part of the Russian team ARTTUBE, captained by Valeriya Kovalenko.
Team spirit, their willing to win, and the maximum concentration allowed Russians to top the annual overall ranking for the season.
They came ahead of the Brazilians on Manda Chuva, while Yacht Club de Monaco's Ludovico Fassitelli (Junda-Banca del Sempione) completed the podium in 3rd.
"I always try to motivate the team to win and sometimes even to achieve the impossible. So now as the award ceremony has been already held, it means we can go forward to new results. We are getting ready to participate in the World Cup. I would like to thank all my teammates for doing a great job. But, you know, we always want to do better. Even when we come in the top three, it is not enough - we want to do much more!", commented Taganroger Igor Lisovenko.