Italy winner of the Motocross of European Nations in Kiev

aboutuemThe Motocross of European Nations event was held today in a track in the outskirts of Kiev (Ukraine). The race, which attracted a huge audience, was broadcasted on National television and was introduced the day before in the city centre of Kiev with the presentation of all the participating riders.

14 national teams participated to the event and the winning team was Italy, composed by Samuele Bernardini (KTM), David Guarneri (KTM) and Manuel Monni (KTM). Victory arrived especially thanks to the extraordinary performance of David Guarneri, who won two heats.

Second position went to the Slovenian team composed by the EMX 125 cc European Champion Tim Gajser (KTM), Klemen Gercar (Honda) and Matevz Irt (Suzuki).

Third position went to the home national team Ukraine with the riders Andriy Burenko (Suzuki), Mykola Pashchynskiy (KTM) and former European Champion Roman Morozov (Yamaha).

The teams were awarded by UEM Vice-President, Michal Sikora, the FIM Vice-President, Andrzej Wittkowski, and Ukrainian Federation President, Vadym Kopylov.

(UEM Press Release 160/2012)