President Medvedev congratulated Russian skaters
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with winners and medalists of the European Figure Skating Championships which took place in Sheffield. The President congratulated figure skaters and wished them continued success.
“It is a great pleasure to see you and to congratulate you on your brilliant results in Sheffield. You achieved excellent results on the ice in England, to the delight, of course, of the millions of Russian fans who were longing to see victories once more.” he said.
“Mr. President, it’s an honor to all of us to be here. Thank you very much for your support and encouragement,” said the European ice dance silver medalist Ekaterina Bobrova.
“Also, I would like to thank all supporters in Sheffield, where we felt ourselves very comfortable and I’m sure that the big part of our success was made by very warm support of the audience. We are very thankful to the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, to our wonderful coaches and to everyone who constantly supports us.” she added.