MINSK, 19 February (BelTA) – Belarus President, President of the National Olympic Committee Alexander Lukashenko has sent greetings to freestyle skier Anna Guskova who won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“Defending the sports honor of the country, you have given the moments of pure joy to Belarusian people. We have been watching your bright and selfless performance hearts aflutter. You have won the first long-awaited gold of the Olympic Games in PyeongChang for Belarus,” the message of greetings reads.
The head of state remarked that the athlete has become the author of the victory of the entire country by displaying unparalleled skills and demonstrating the quality of the Belarusian freestyle skiing school.
Anna Guskova was also awarded to Honored Master of Sport of Belarus title and the Order of Fatherland 3rd Class.
The president thanked the coaches of the Belarusian team and wished new victories to Belarusian Olympians.