One of the legendary patriarchs of Soviet motorsport, Edvins Kirsis, passed away recently. (22.02.1931 – 18.03.2022). Honored Master of Sports of the USSR.
USSR motocross champion in the 350 cm3 class of 1957 and vice-champion in the sidecar class of 1965. 6 gold and 2 silver medals at the World Championship – six-day FIM. from 1955 to 1966. 1965. Multi-day National Champion. A long time Latvian champion. He also did hippodrome racing, speedway and motobola (moto-ball).
source: USSR Sportsbikes