The Russian Olympic team arrived in Rio de Janeiro. The flight took 17 hours. The trip was planned to the last detail. Our athletes were greeted by dozens of journalists.
A real Russian carnival with dancing airport in Rio saw the first time. None of the teams that arrive for the Games, not greeted as ours. Command its appearance attracts attention and shape design, and emotions of a group of fans. Board with members of our team were still over the Atlantic, and in the arrivals area all was ready for the meeting.
"No matter what, we will win," this call is on the poster now shared by every fan of Russian Olympic team. Barely out of the sterile area doors appeared 1st athletes as the support group came the greeting. For this turn was not ready, the Brazilian police. At the time of the Olympics stepped up her war with guns. Olympians began at once to send to boarding the buses, despite the negotiations led by representatives of our delegation. To the part of the press that was waiting for the 1st interview after arrival in the designated sector, none of the Russians got. There are already reporters had to learn the basics of the Olympic movement. After a short run with obstacles 1st comment from the Russian boxer was received.
In the Bank Svetlana Romashina one Beijing gold and 2 gold in London. Plus unique natural data. Romashina can hold under water breathing for 4.5 minutes. "We are ready to act not only for themselves but also for the athletes who stayed at home".
A special responsibility was also felt by the crew. In-flight athletes have thought about every detail. Sleep, workout on a Board, meals on a strict schedule. Was lucky with the weather on the course. With the resettlement of our team was also lucky. The house that was allocated to her from 1, demo series. Problems with exposed wiring or smell of gas on the floor, which complained about some athletes , in the rooms of our athletes is not available. But with the attention from WADA faced all. However, to be upset about this - enabling means knock yourself out of the rut. So 1 workout. For some of the Russian Olympic team they will start today.
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