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Russia Takes Six More Medals at Youth Olympics in Singapore

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Russia Takes Six More Medals at Youth Olympics in Singapore


17.08.2010

Russia bagged two gold, two silver and two bronze medals on Day Two of the Youth Olympics in Singapore, Voice of Russia reports.

The golds were won by the freestyle swimmer Andrei Ushakov and the saber fencer Yana Yegorian; the silvers, by the breaststroke swimmer Andrei Lobanov and the Russian women in the 4-by-100-metres swimming relay race; and the bronzes, by the female backstroke swimmer Alexandra Papusha and the female freestyle wrestler Svetlana Lipatova.

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