Canonist Ukrainian Yuri Cheban won the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, admitted that he wanted to put on my Canoeing picture of a rocket that blows up Moscow. However to carry out conceived it was not possible.
“In 2014, I special ordered the boat which was a picture of a rocket, which successfully exploded in Moscow. Rio wanted more fragments of the boat, but did not work”, – said the athlete in an interview to “Radio Liberty”.
According to Cheban, he eventually had to limit the image of Cossacks riding on horseback with a sword and a Mace. According to him, it became a symbol of the fact that Ukrainians are “unbowed, a free people, who firmly stands his ground and the power to repel all.”
Last week canonist won the final race at 200 meters. It’s his second Olympic gold in his career. Previous he won on the same distance during the Olympic games in London.
Note that after the Olympics in Rio, the Ukrainian team won 11 medals, two of which were gold. It was the worst result of the team’s 25 years of independence. Read how Ukrainian politicians demanded the resignation of the Minister of sports of the country.
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