Abramenko said the Russian athlete wrapped in the Ukrainian flag «in an outburst of emotions»

Olympic champion in freestyle Alexander Abramenko wrapped bronze medalist, Russian Ilya Burov Ukrainian flag in a burst of strong emotions. About this Abramenko said during a briefing in Nikolaev on February 27, reports «UKRINFORM».

«We, the athletes, between never talking about politics, only about the sport. Their colleagues from different countries, including from Russia, I know for many years, we’ve been friends, never to each other do not offend. Ilya I enveloped our flag in a burst of strong mental emotions, congratulated him on his bronze medal. No political points here should not look,» said Abramenko.

On the question of whether he plans to change Ukraine to another state, Abramenko said that he will continue to play under the flag of their country.

18 Feb Abramenko won the gold medal at the XXIII winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang. This is the only medal for Ukraine at the Olympics.

During the awarding ceremony of Ukrainian deputies embraced and wrapped the blue-and-yellow flag of the Russian Burov. This caused a mixed reaction in social networks.




Abramenko said the Russian athlete wrapped in the Ukrainian flag «in an outburst of emotions» 27.02.2018

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