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Putin favours Olga Graf's bronze medal in speed skating

February 09, 2014, 19:04 UTC+3 MOSCOW
Graf brought the first medal for the Russian national team at the Sochi Olympics
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Olga Graf

Olga Graf

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MOSCOW, February 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian speed skater Olga Graf who won the bronze medal in the 3,000m ladies' event on Sunday, says a congratulatory telegram posted on the presidential website.

Graf brought the first medal for the Russian national team at the Sochi Olympics.

"I sincerely congratulate you on your excellent performance at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi -- on winning the honorary bronze medal," the telegram reads. "You have given unforgettable minutes of triumph and true joy to millions of fans and opened the medal score list of our team. Well done!"

"I strongly feel this success will reinvigorate the Russian athletes' spirit and breathe new life into their strength and self-confidence," Putin said. "I wish you new victories and the best of everything."

Russian speed skater Olga Graf was the third to reach the finishing line in the 3,000 m ladies' event at the Sochi Olympic Games, thus getting a bronze medal.

Norway's Ireen Wust won gold and Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic got silver.

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