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Hail the heroes: Winners of Rio Olympics return to Belarus

On August 18, three medalists of the Rio Olympics were met at the National Airport near Minsk.

Daria Naumova and Vadim Streltsov, who became the silver medalists, and Javid Hamzatov, bronze medal winner, returned to Belarus.

Daria Naumova, weightlifting silver medalist:
I am getting more and more emotions, especially after coming to my native Belarus. I'm very glad. I have recently been waiting for this moment: to come home and see my family. Thank you all!

Vadim Streltsov, weightlifting silver medalist:
I dedicate my silver victory to all Belarusians. I am glad that everything happened this way!

Javid Hamzatov, bronze medalist, Greco-Roman wrestling:
Impressions are very nice, thank you, you greeted us in such beautiful and warm manner! I cannot put into words. I could win gold but just lacked a bit of something. There was a minor judging error and everything turned out as it did.

Hail the heroes: Winners of Rio Olympics return to Belarus