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13 February Soviet and Russian coach Tatiana Tarasova celebrated anniversary — 70 years. The celebration was held in the heart of the capital, in Gum. To congratulate the birthday girl gathered close friends and colleagues, among whom were Alla Pugacheva with Maxim Galkin, Tatiana Navka, Alexey Yagudin, Vladimir Pozner, Ilya Averbukh, Alexei Tikhonov, Mikhail Kusnirovich and many others.
First, in the center of the store near the fountain held a press conference in which participated the Director of the jubilee show “Tatiana Tarasova. Anniversary in a circle of friends. 7:0” Ilya Averbukh, figure skater Alexei Yagudin and businessman Mikhail Kusnirovich (Bosco di Ciliegi).
Ilya Averbukh, Tatiana Tarasova, Mikhail Kusnirovich, Alexei Yagudin
The conference Tarasov decided to put almost all their medals. “All are unable to hang, it would be too hard… But today I think: let me dress up, I’ll see what kind of reaction! I have two of the Order for merit to the Fatherland, two orders of labor red banner, two Orders of badge of honor… And the Order of friendship of people is the medal I should thank. Because 52 years ago I won at the Universiade, I fell near the podium, having run on a rubber track, broke his hand and withdrew — as it turned out, forever. And at age 19 began teaching. And in the end, thanks to her, this medal, I did it my way,“ she admitted.
According to Mikhail Kusnirovich, thanks to Tarasova on the red square ice rink appeared. “The skating Rink”, which, it would seem, has always been, in fact, this year celebrated its 11 years. He appeared with a light hand Tatiana Anatolievna. It, absolutely no doubt, with its perky power has managed to convince everyone that here at the red square ice rink in winter is appropriate. She first spent here the master-classes came and showed, and taught all who wanted to ride”.
Towards evening the birthday girl invited everyone to the table, where she was waiting for a huge birthday cake and congratulations from friends.
Alexei Yagudin said a moving speech, admitting that Tatiana was his second mother: “Thank you for being in our lives you weren’t just a coach — you were the man that led us.”
By the way, the anniversary show Ilya Averbuch “Tatiana Tarasova. Anniversary in a circle of friends. 7:0” will be held 17 and 18 February at the sports Palace “Luzhniki”.
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