19 February 2018

Sergey Bubka awarded PyeongChang gold Olympic medal to Ukrainian Oleksandr Abramenko

This medal is historical as first in freestyle for the years of Ukrainian Independence.

"This outstanding achievement and brilliant performance. I sincerely thank Oleksandr and his coach Enver Ablaev who provide such happy and pleasant moments of joy to all Ukrainian people”, - said Sergey Bubka who is IOC EB Member and Ukrainian NOC President.

“I understand what Oleksandr feels now. I felt that when I won my Olympic gold. You cannot control emotions and you don’t fully understand what happened. This is fantastic and I wish every athlete to feel it", - Olympic Champion added.

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