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Putin: bad team - not an occasion to give up.
Address Russia's Olympic team at the Olympic Games 2010 in Vancouver, Canada is considered the weakest in the history of gymnasts.
Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin acknowledged that Russia's Olympic team performance at the Olympic Games 2010 in Vancouver is an occasion for serious analysis and orgvyvodov.
Prime Minister noted that statements by Russian Olympians expected more, but still that is no reason to lower his hands, sprinkle the head with ashes and beat their chains.
"We must correct the situation and create conditions for performance at the Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014. According to State Duma deputies, fault unsuccessful performance team is the Olympic Committee of Russia and the Ministry of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy. "At the moment there is a dire shortage of young athletes, and this explained the lack of system and database training of athletes - a significant part of sports schools in Russia do not even have specialized sports facilities" - said members of the LDPR faction.
Russia to the fifteenth day of the Olympic Games in Vancouver, has won 13 medals in various denominations and is only in tenth place in the medal standings.
in Russia's national team won by only three gold, four silver and six bronze medals.
The biggest disappointment for Russian fans began to lose hockey team of Russia in the quarterfinals Canadians. Russia's hockey players were defeated with a score of 3:7. Prior to this team of Russia on hockey 50 years, was not inferior to Canada in Olympics. Failed the Russian fans Relay team of skiers, both men and women. Women's ski relay team to consistently win in 1988, in Vancouver, took only eighth place. Awkwardly made and Russia's figure skaters, who had previously won the Olympics twelve times in doubles and five times in a row in the men's figure skating.