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President Vladimir Putin met with members of the Russian team at the Sydney Olympics

October 6, 2000, Moscow

Mr Putin received the Olympic athletes at the Kremlin and congratulated them on their successful performances at the games.

Later in the day, the President met with medal winners at the Sydney Olympics at a reception held in their honour at the headquarters of gas company OAO Gazprom. Mr Putin spoke with the sportspeople in an informal setting and autographed their invitations.

October 6, 2000, Moscow