On the 3-rd of June Electric Marathon Kiev-Monte Carlo has started its journey.
The start ceremony was held in the city centre of Kiev on St. Michael’s Square. Start was given by the mayor of Kiev Vitaliy Klitschko.
26 electric cars and 8 electric bicycles participated in the first stage of the Marathon.
The start ceremony in Kiev was attended by many distinguished guests, including: Director of the Consular Service of Estonia in Ukraine Ivor Tsarsky; First Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, President of the Athletics Federation of Ukraine Igor Hotsul; MP of Ukraine, Deputy Chairman of the Interim Commission of the Verkhovna Rada of the future Sergey Taruta; Advisor to the Board of Directors Burisma Holdings Vadim Pozharsky; the President of the national environmental organization “Green Cross ” Tymoshenko Maxim.
Electric Marathon will have several stages. On each of them there will be awarded the winner. So, the winner of the first stage Kiev- Bucha was Ukrainian team on recycled Citroen Saxo.