Dmitry Medvedev meets with Russian national youth team
Dmitry Medvedev met with medal winners from the Russian national youth team that took part in the first Youth Olympics.
The first Youth Olympics took place in Singapore on August 14-26, 2010 and around 3,600 boys and girls from 204 countries aged 14-18 competed in the event.
Russia’s athletes took second place overall in the team medal count, with 49 medals in all - 20 gold, 17 silver, and 12 bronze. President Medvedev congratulated each of the athletes separately and gave each a watch as a present, and also thanked the team’s trainers.