On May 30, 2012 in the Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan took place the ceremony of giving of the famous bike of Dmitry Ivanovich Petrukhin and other valuable artifacts to the funds of the Museum.
Dmitry Ivanovich Petrukhin – is the President of Geographical Society of Kazakhstan, the President of Association of bikers of Kazakhstan, the chevalier of «Dostyk» (2006), two times “Altyn Adam” award winner (2007, 2009), the deputy of maslikhat of the 4 and 5 convocation of Almaty city. D.I.Petrukhin is the organizer of the unique project – scientific-research expedition the Circumnavigator Regatta on the sailing yacht “Shokan Ualikhanov”. In September, 2007 in Aktau the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation N.A. Nazarbayev followed the travelers with parting words and handed over them the flag of Kazakhstan.
From 2004 till 2008 D.I. Petrukhin traveled on his “iron horse” through 80 countries of the world with the state flag of Kazakhstan and overcame the way 200 000 kilometers – it is unprecedented event in the history of the moto-circumnavigator. That is why he set the Guinness World Records. From 2008 till 2011 he took part in auto-moto race through 40 countries of Asia and Middle East in the limits of the propaganda of the VII Asian winter games, which were held in Kazakhstan successfully.
Dmitry Ivanovich gifted to our Museum his famous bike and the flag of Olympic Council of Asia with the autographs of the ministers of sport, the map of trips, collection of the photos, souvenirs, all equipment of biker. In the future the visitors of the Museum will see them among other exhibits.
This event was held with the help of Saryarka district filial branch of NDP “Nur Otan” and the activists of “Zhas Otan”.
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