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Congratulations to the national team of Russia, which set the world record in the European Short Course Swimming Championships

December 5, 2019

Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russian national team for setting the world record in the combined 4x50 metre mixed relay at the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow (UK).

The message reads, in part:

“Excellent preparation, team cohesion and a sportsmanlike fighting spirit helped you defeat worthy opponents, achieve excellent results and set the world record in the combined 4x50 metre mixed relay.

“Your convincing and truly spectacular victory has become a clear testament to the great potential and wonderful traditions of the nation’s swimming school.”

December 5, 2019