Aleksandr Lukashenko congratulates Anton Kushnir on Olympic gold medal

    President of the Republic of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated Belarusian aerial skier Anton Kushnir on winning a gold medal in the Men’s Aerials at Sochi.

    “Dear Anton,

    Today you have written a new page into the history of the world’s sport.

    You have reached this success through the years of hard training and trials fallen to your lot. The whole country watched your performance with a sinking heart, and you brought us great joy.

    The Olympic Games in Sochi will be remembered by a remarkable triumph of the Belarusian freestyle school.

    Great thanks to the entire national team.

    I wish you strong health and further successes,” the message of greetings reads.