The President presented awards to winners and prize-winners of the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. One of the owners of gold medals became Shurochkina Maria, sister of the singer Nyusha. Together with other athletes, she attended the reception in the Kremlin.
The sister of popular singer Nyusha Maria Shurochkina won Olympic medals in Rio de Janeiro. The athlete won the award in the team competition in synchronized swimming. The other day the whole Olympic team returned to Moscow, and on Thursday the Olympians attended a reception in the Kremlin, where they personally congratulated the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Olympics 2016: why we will never forget
The head of state noted that the Olympic games in Brazil, Russian athletes have demonstrated real skill, endurance, courage and will and persistence in achieving goals. Our country took fourth place for number of medals in the team event. The Olympians brought 56 medals: 19 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze.
“Unfortunately, we witnessed how the humanistic foundations of sport and Olympism brazenly flouted the policy as a conjunctural issues, as such qualities as greed, and, perhaps, cowardice prevailed over the principles of the Olympic movement”, – said Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Olympic medalists.
Maria Shurochkina with the girls from the national team on synchronous swimming has appeared in the Kremlin in dress uniform. In this sport, Russia has won another gold in the free program. Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina beat the Chinese and become the best in the competition duets. Than live “Russian mermaid” Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina
According to the Russian athletes, the Olympics in Rio was quite tense. “Too hard to tell how much was invested hard work, heavy of overcoming oneself, patience, muscle, joint, emotional, headaches… Oh, I can’t tell you”, – shared his emotions Shurochkina on the last day of competition at the Olympics.
The whole family supported Mary during her performance at the Games. Singer Nyusha, dressed in the form of cheerleaders and with the image of the Russian flag on the face, at all stages followed the swim sisters from the stands of a Brazilian stadium. When swimmers become the best, Jane could not hide his elation. “A long-awaited victory,” – wrote in the microblog singer.
By the way, among the guests appeared in the Kremlin and Yelena Isinbayeva, who missed the Olympics in the national team in athletics, as in this discipline Russia was suspended from participating in Games because of a doping scandal. Known the jumper was present in Rio, sitting in the athletes ‘ Commission of the International Olympic Committee. On Friday, the athlete announced the completion of their careers as athletes.