Aleksandr Lukashenko congratulates Vladimir Izotov on Paralympic gold

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated swimmer Vladimir Izotov on winning a gold medal at the 15th Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    “Please accept my heartiest congratulations on winning the Paralympic champion title. You have finally added gold to your Beijing bronze and London silver, confirming you excellent sports skill. Your achievements on the international sports arena are a fine example to follow for all swimmers and help strengthen their self-confidence,” the head of state stressed.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko wished Vladimir Izotov new victories, strong health and good luck.