In the Grand Kremlin Palace began the award ceremony of the Russian winners and medalists of the Olympic games in 2016, held in Rio de Janeiro. The ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin presents state awards to gold medalists. Bronze and silver prize-winners are awarded by Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko and Russian presidential aide Igor Levitin.
We will remind that Russian Olympians have brought home 56 medals – 19 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze.
The Olympic games in Rio. Chronicle of events