The Gorchakov Fund expresses condolences in regards to the recent passing of Lev Safonov

11 September 2018

On September 11, 2018 Lev Safonov passed away at the age of 82.

He was a person of broad soul and kind heart, completely devoted to sport. He did a lot for promotion of rowing in our country and training new generations of athletes. Russian and Soviet rowers numerous times achieved the highest results at the most prestigious competitions of the planet. Lev Safonov also contributed to that as well as to bringing kids into sports clubs.

Lev Safonov was a good friend of the Gorchakov Fund. He was an extremely intelligent person. For many years he served as an outside consultant to our organization and was involved in analytical work.

The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund expresses condolences to the family and close ones, to all those, who knew and loved him.