August 14, 2023, 11:44 p.m
President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov said he was proud of the Russian athletes who performed at the Games of the CIS countries.
“We are proud of our athletes, who, performing under the colors of the Russian tricolor, won 288 medals.
These Games have become a clear embodiment of the true Olympic values and have set a high bar for other sports!” Pozdnyakov wrote in the Telegram channel.
Games of the CIS countries were held in Belarus from 4 to 14 August.
Russian athletes became the winners of the medal count, having won 149 gold, 89 silver and 50 bronze medals.
Earlier, Oleg Matytsin said that the Russian team confirmed the status of a great sports power at the Games of the CIS countries.
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