Belarus President congratulates Maria Mamoshuk on Olympic silver

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated Belarusian freestyle wrestler Maria Mamoshuk on winning silver at the Olympic Games in Rio.

    “I cordially congratulate you on winning a silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games! This season you have joined the world wrestling elite, and the main thing is that you have demonstrated your mastery at the Olympic Games,” the message of greetings reads.

    “Your medal is a true breakthrough, the first important Olympic achievement of the Belarusian women’s freestyle wrestling. I am convinced that it is the begging of a big way and you will have more bright victories in the future,” the head of state noted.