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Brazil: Russian Olympic medalists honoured at the Russian Fans House in Rio

6 15.08.2016 Инфо

Russian Olympic medalists in wrestling, sailing, shooting and tennis were honoured during a ceremony at the Russian Fans House in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday.
Olympic champions in women's doubles tennis Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova, who topped the Swiss World No. 1 doubles player Martina Hingis and teammate Timea Bacsinszky earlier on Sunday, were honoured during the ceremony.
Moreover, Russian silver medalist in sailing Stefania Elfutina, Russian silver medalist in shooting Sergei Kamenskiy and Russian golden medalist in wrestling Roman Vlasov, were honoured as well. Vlasov thanked the fans for their support and emotions during the Olympic Games, stating "I would like to bow down to all of you and thank you for such emotions."
Russia has so far claimed 26 medals in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with eight gold, 11 silver and eight bronze medals.