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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Shoigu was awarded to Olympic Champions of military rank

August 26, Sergei Shoigu awarded Champions and prize-winners of the Olympic games – athletes, departmental medals and awarded ranks. As an application to the high award was a cash prize.

photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation

Athletes of the Central sports club of army (CSKA) made a worthy contribution to the common Fund of the entire Olympic team: 9 gold medals, 8 silver and 9 bronze.

First, the defense Minister noted the excellent work of coaches who trained Olympians, and after congratulated the guys themselves. “Do you the men who have won this battle. For us it is a victory when on different platforms in different countries anthem of our country,” Shoigu thanked the athletes, who, since 1952, more than 1.3 thousand once stood on the Olympic step of the podium.

photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation

Medal “for military valor of the I degree was awarded the fencers Sophia the Great and Inna Deriglazova. Great was given the title of captain, and Deriglazova – Lieutenant. Medal “For military valor II degree” was awarded to fencers Cheremisinovo, Akhmatkhuzin and wrestler Soslan Ramonov. Alexey Cheremisinov received the insignia of captain, Arthur Ahmadi Lieutenant. Medals “For strengthening combat Commonwealth” awarded gymnast Vera Biryukova, fencer Yana egoryan and gymnast Margarita Mamun, and medals “For labor valor” Aliya Mustafina and swordsman Timur Safin. Silver and bronze medals in Rio 2016 received medals “For strengthening of fighting Commonwealth” and “For labour valour”.

photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation

Sergei Shoigu also explained why during the preparation for the 2016 Olympics and the time of the games themselves, the Olympic team of Russia has repeatedly tried to put a spoke in the wheel. “They are scared because we are really strong”, – said the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation.

Athletes who won at the games the gold medal, according to Shoigu, will receive from the Ministry of defence of 1.5 million rubles, silver and bronze medalists – 1,3 million rubles and 1 million rubles.

“I would like to congratulate you – all of you and many times individually. We have to make, in my opinion, sufficiently substantial financial support for this award. Because the awards need to celebrate with friends, parents, and for this we need to collect a good table,” said Sergey Shoigu at the meeting with the Olympians.

photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation

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