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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Sun May 26, 2013 9:44 am

day 2 highlights

800m- Yekaterina Kupina 1:59.72
TJ- Yekaterina Koneva 14.80m
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby eldanielfire » Sun May 26, 2013 9:52 am

Thanks for the updates pakilo, are the news from this meet online? (Even in Russian)
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Sun May 26, 2013 9:58 am

eldanielfire wrote:Thanks for the updates pakilo, are the news from this meet online? (Even in Russian)

http://www.rusathletics.com/img/files/r ... champs.zip
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:40 am

Yerino Russian Cup
PV- Anastasia Savchenko 4.73
HT- Oksana Kondratyeva 74.82
400m- Kseniya Zadorina 50.56, 2. A.Kapachinkaya 51.24
1500- Yekaterina Sharmina 4:06

Yelena Isinbaeva will be competing at Russian Champs this year. She didn't have to in ages.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby nevetsllim » Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:05 am

Kolchanova's 6.75m LJ was impressive seeing as it was set against a headwind of 3.8 m/s!
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby t_monk » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:50 am

pakillo wrote:Yerino Russian Cup
PV- Anastasia Savchenko 4.73
HT- Oksana Kondratyeva 74.82
400m- Kseniya Zadorina 50.56, 2. A.Kapachinkaya 51.24
1500- Yekaterina Sharmina 4:06

Yelena Isinbaeva will be competing at Russian Champs this year. She didn't have to in ages.


I'm waiting to hear news of Krivoshopka, Litnova, Gushina and Fedoriva specifically.

Zadorina and Ustalova though are putting down some useful times thus far.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby eldanielfire » Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:56 am

pakillo wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:Thanks for the updates pakilo, are the news from this meet online? (Even in Russian)

http://www.rusathletics.com/img/files/r ... champs.zip



t_monk wrote:
pakillo wrote:Yerino Russian Cup
PV- Anastasia Savchenko 4.73
HT- Oksana Kondratyeva 74.82
400m- Kseniya Zadorina 50.56, 2. A.Kapachinkaya 51.24
1500- Yekaterina Sharmina 4:06

Yelena Isinbaeva will be competing at Russian Champs this year. She didn't have to in ages.


I'm waiting to hear news of Krivoshopka, Litnova, Gushina and Fedoriva specifically.

Zadorina and Ustalova though are putting down some useful times thus far.


My thoughts exactly. I'm keen to see Krivoshopka this year because I have that internal debate about her championships, does she a) Burn herself out in the rounds by ridiculous effort; b) Can't handle the rounds in quick succession; or c) Poorly trained up for rounds in a championships.


I am also hoping the Russian girls get their relay tactics and efforts right, it's quite dull watching the USA miles in front with no challengers every year.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alan Shank » Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:27 am

Gulshat Fazlitdinova won the 10,000 at the Moscow World Challenge, which also was the national championship. She ran 32:01.83 a national record "среди молодежи". I believe that is their word for "under-23", as she is close to 21. "среди юношей" is their term for "juniors". In any case, she briefly lost contact with the leading group, but with 600 to go began catching up and finally out-kicked the senior runners, winning by .84. She set a national junior record of 15:45.08 back in 2010, but has improved less than two seconds at that distance. Her previous best at 10K was over 33 minutes.

She is from Bashkortostan, a republic also known as Bashkiriya. It is next to Tatarstan. The population is around 1/3 Russian, 1/3 Bashkir and 1/3 Tatar.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alan Shank » Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:41 am

BTW, on RusAthletics.com there was an item about a press conference held in Oslo before the DL meet. The president of the Russian Athletic Federation, Valentin Balakhnichev, "spoke of preparations for the World Championships in Moscow and invited everyone to the Russian capital". No further details were given, so still no further word about visa fees for spectators. I don't think it's going to happen. We have our appointment June 24 with an outfit in San Francisco (InVisa) that handles Russian and other visas.

Anna ChIcherova also spoke, saying that having the WC in Moscow gives her extra motivation and hope that she will beat her PR of 2.07. "Motherhood has given me additional emotion and inspiration. It absolutely changed my attitude and added new color to life." (rough translation)

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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:47 am

Alan Shank wrote:Gulshat Fazlitdinova won the 10,000 at the Moscow World Challenge, which also was the national championship. She ran 32:01.83 a national record "среди молодежи". I believe that is their word for "under-23", as she is close to 21. "среди юношей" is their term for "juniors". In any case, she briefly lost contact with the leading group, but with 600 to go began catching up and finally out-kicked the senior runners, winning by .84. She set a national junior record of 15:45.08 back in 2010, but has improved less than two seconds at that distance. Her previous best at 10K was over 33 minutes.


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You are right about U-23.
Alyona Kudashkina (19) set a new Russian junior 5,000m record today at Nat.Junior Champs in Kazan, she ran 15:31.06.
Timofey Chaliy (19) with a new 400H junior record 49.78
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby leoesharkey » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:00 am

Oksana Kondratyeva 74.82, Daughter of World record holder in Hammer and Olympic champion in 100m, yes? :?:
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby EPelle » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:11 am

leoesharkey wrote:Oksana Kondratyeva 74.82, Daughter of World record holder in Hammer and Olympic champion in 100m, yes? :?:

Yep. Yuriy Sedykh and Lyudmila Kondratyeva.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alexander G. » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:36 am

Alan Shank wrote:"среди молодежи". I believe that is their word for "under-23", as she is close to 21. "среди юношей" is their term for "juniors".

Yes, "среди молодежи"="U23". But "среди юношей" means "youth", "среди юниоров"="juniors"
Alan Shank wrote:Gulshat Fazlitdinova ... is from Bashkortostan, a republic also known as Bashkiriya. It is next to Tatarstan. The population is around 1/3 Russian, 1/3 Bashkir and 1/3 Tatar.

Yes, Gulshat is from Beloretsk, small city in Bashkortostan (population - 70 000). It's hometown for many of russian top-level athletes: marathon runners Liliya Shobukhova, Galina Bogomolova and Yegor Nikolayev (1500 semifinalist of London 2012)
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby norunner » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:52 am

Has the russian team for the team champs in Gateshead been announced yet?
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby nevetsllim » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:11 pm

norunner wrote:Has the russian team for the team champs in Gateshead been announced yet?


http://www.rusathletics.com/nov/news.13001.htm

It's in Russian but you get the gist through google translate. Shubenkov, Tarabin, Dmitrik, Litvinov, Menkov, Kotulskaya, Sharmina (nee Martynova), Klishina and Abakumova are all included in the teams.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby norunner » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:47 pm

nevetsllim wrote:
norunner wrote:Has the russian team for the team champs in Gateshead been announced yet?


http://www.rusathletics.com/nov/news.13001.htm

It's in Russian but you get the gist through google translate. Shubenkov, Tarabin, Dmitrik, Litvinov, Menkov, Kotulskaya, Sharmina (nee Martynova), Klishina and Abakumova are all included in the teams.
Thanks, i did notice some stars missing: Borzakovski, Chicherova, Lysenko.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alan Shank » Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:39 pm

norunner wrote:
nevetsllim wrote:
norunner wrote:Has the russian team for the team champs in Gateshead been announced yet?


http://www.rusathletics.com/nov/news.13001.htm

It's in Russian but you get the gist through google translate. Shubenkov, Tarabin, Dmitrik, Litvinov, Menkov, Kotulskaya, Sharmina (nee Martynova), Klishina and Abakumova are all included in the teams.
Thanks, i did notice some stars missing: Borzakovski, Chicherova, Lysenko.


ShkOlina, Ukhov, Zaripova, Gushchina, Krivoshapka, Antyukh, SAvinova, PoistOgova, KolOdko,Avdeeva...
More missing that included, really.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby norunner » Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:48 pm

Alan Shank wrote:
norunner wrote:
nevetsllim wrote:
norunner wrote:Has the russian team for the team champs in Gateshead been announced yet?


http://www.rusathletics.com/nov/news.13001.htm

It's in Russian but you get the gist through google translate. Shubenkov, Tarabin, Dmitrik, Litvinov, Menkov, Kotulskaya, Sharmina (nee Martynova), Klishina and Abakumova are all included in the teams.
Thanks, i did notice some stars missing: Borzakovski, Chicherova, Lysenko.


ShkOlina, Ukhov, Zaripova, Gushchina, Krivoshapka, Antyukh, SAvinova, PoistOgova, KolOdko,Avdeeva...
More missing that included, really.
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But Zaripova and Krivosapka have been completely MIA this year and Ukhov and Antyukh only have one disappointing result from Eugene.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby jamal00005 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:27 pm

Where the hell is Krivoshapka.....i am keenly awaiting something from her this year....I am seriously expecting her to come and win a medal in Moscow possibly gold.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alan Shank » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:09 pm

jamal00005 wrote:Where the hell is Krivoshapka.....i am keenly awaiting something from her this year....I am seriously expecting her to come and win a medal in Moscow possibly gold.


She will have to learn a lot more about energy distribution, both in a race, a meet with rounds and a season. She is very talented. However:

In 2009, she ran 50.33, and 49.29 on the same day, heat and semi, then 49.71 the next day to win the final in the NC. In the WC, she ran 51.03, 49.67 and 49.71 for bronze.

In 2010, she raced sparingly, but did manage to set her SB in the Euro's, 50.10 for 3rd.

In 2011 she raced in the WC, with a similar pattern at a lower level, running 51.52, 50.55 (sf) and 50.66.

Last year, she ran 50.39, 50.05 and 49.16 in the NC (on different days this time), 50.75, 49.81 and 50.17 for 6th in London.

So, she has a pattern of running her best race of the season at the NC and her best race of a global champs meet in the semis.

Her distribution of energy in a race is just as questionable. I just re-watched the NBC "summary" programs on my DVR, and in the 400 final Krivoshapka was blowing the field away at 200, but her legs turned to shit in the straight.

Maybe she needs SAvinova's coach! >:-)
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby nevetsllim » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:08 pm

Alan Shank wrote:
norunner wrote:
nevetsllim wrote:
norunner wrote:Has the russian team for the team champs in Gateshead been announced yet?


http://www.rusathletics.com/nov/news.13001.htm

It's in Russian but you get the gist through google translate. Shubenkov, Tarabin, Dmitrik, Litvinov, Menkov, Kotulskaya, Sharmina (nee Martynova), Klishina and Abakumova are all included in the teams.
Thanks, i did notice some stars missing: Borzakovski, Chicherova, Lysenko.


ShkOlina, Ukhov, Zaripova, Gushchina, Krivoshapka, Antyukh, SAvinova, PoistOgova, KolOdko,Avdeeva...
More missing that included, really.
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The Russians never select full-strength teams for the European Team Champs so it's no huge surprise.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alan Shank » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:27 pm

Alena Kudashkina, 19, set a Russian junior record of 15:31.06 at their junior champs in Kasan'. She was 6th last year in the World Juniors, 16:05.xx. She broke the record of Gulshat Fazlitdinova, who just won the 10K at their nationals. I'm not sure whether her first name is pronounced "a-lyEn-a" or "a-lyOn-a" (they don't mark the letter "yo" except in text books, etc.). Anyone? Also, according to the article on RusAthletics, she ran each kilometer faster than the prior one.

Timofey Chaliy set a Russian junior record in the 400H at 49.78.

Valeriy Pronkin hammered 80.31, which is farther than any of their seniors has thrown this year.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Powell » Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:25 pm

Alan Shank wrote:Valeriy Pronkin hammered 80.31, which is farther than any of their seniors has thrown this year.


But that was with the 6k hammer
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alan Shank » Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:31 am

Powell wrote:
Alan Shank wrote:Valeriy Pronkin hammered 80.31, which is farther than any of their seniors has thrown this year.


But that was with the 6k hammer


Of course. Oops!
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby LopenUupunut » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:58 am

EPelle wrote:
leoesharkey wrote:Oksana Kondratyeva 74.82, Daughter of World record holder in Hammer and Olympic champion in 100m, yes? :?:

Yep. Yuriy Sedykh and Lyudmila Kondratyeva.
Improved to 77.13 (WL) at Zhukovskiy.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby Alexander G. » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:05 am

Alan Shank wrote:Alena Kudashkina, 19, set a Russian junior record of 15:31.06 at their junior champs in Kasan'. She was 6th last year in the World Juniors, 16:05.xx. She broke the record of Gulshat Fazlitdinova, who just won the 10K at their nationals. I'm not sure whether her first name is pronounced "a-lyEn-a" or "a-lyOn-a" (they don't mark the letter "yo" except in text books, etc.).

AlyOna is right. In Russian "Alena" always sounds as "Alyona"
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby jamal00005 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:49 am

When are the Russian Trials ?
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:32 am

jamal00005 wrote:When are the Russian Trials ?

July 22-25 . Before that some big names( Zaripova, Ukhov, Shkolina, Menkov...)will compete at the Universiade in Kazan. Moscow champs meet this week will be interesting.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:50 pm

Moscow Cup "Kuts Memorial"
400m- Krivoshapka 49.57, 2.Ryzhova 50.65, 3.Firova 50.93, 4.Gushina 51.99
800m- Y. Poistogova 1:59.81, Y.Soboleva 2:00.17
100H- Kondakova 12.95
LJ- Oksana Zhukovskaya 7.02 (+2,0)
SP- Kolodko 19.38
HT- Yelena Rigert 75.09, 2.Hanafeyeva 75.02, Bulgakova and Kondratyeva over 74m

HJ- Andrey Silnov third with 2.18
HT- Litvinov 80.89 (second best throw 77.88), 2.Lukyanov 79.61, 3.Zagorniy 79.26

Yelena Slesarenko will be in action at Russian Champs.
Kostetskaya gave birth to a son (with Steve Hooker) recently.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby run4urlyfe » Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:56 pm

pakillo wrote:Moscow Cup "Kuts Memorial"
400m- Krivoshapka 49.57, 2.Ryzhova 50.65, 3.Firova 50.93
800m- Y. Poistogova 1:59.81, Y.Soboleva 2:00.17
100H- Kondakova 12.95
LJ- Oksana Zhukovskaya 7.02 (+2,0)
SP- Kolodko 19.38
HT- Yelena Rigert 75.09, 2.Hanafeyeva 75.02, Bulgakova and Kondratyeva over 74m

HJ- Andrey Silnov third 2.18



Krivoshapka is the SRR of the fareast. Fast times but prone to faltering. Hopefully her story will come full circle like Ross with triumph.
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Re: Russian news 2013 - Krivoshapka WL

Postby eldanielfire » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:30 pm

In some nice news, Yuliya Zaripova as well as being the Gold medal winner in the Steeplechase at the Universiade, was given a special award from the International Fair Play Committee. It appears she donated all her Olympic related earnings to an Orphanage and the rebirth fund charity.

She was noted as doing it without publicity or fan fair so they felt she deserved the prize which was given as a surprise after her win :)

http://kazan2013.ru/en/news_items/8708
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Re: Russian news 2013 - Krivoshapka WL

Postby t_monk » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:45 pm

Well, well, well.... Go AK49!
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Re: Russian news 2013 - Krivoshapka WL

Postby lapsus » Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:31 am

eldanielfire wrote:In some nice news, Yuliya Zaripova as well as being the Gold medal winner in the Steeplechase was given a special award from the International Fair Play Committee. It appears she donated all her Olympic related earnings to an Orphanage and the rebirth fund charity.

She was noted as doing it without publicity or fan fair so they felt she deserved the prize which was given as a surprise after her win :)

http://kazan2013.ru/en/news_items/8708

Well that news cheered me up :D

Go Zaripova
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Re: Russian news 2013 - Krivoshapka WL

Postby eldanielfire » Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:01 am

lapsus wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:In some nice news, Yuliya Zaripova as well as being the Gold medal winner in the Steeplechase was given a special award from the International Fair Play Committee. It appears she donated all her Olympic related earnings to an Orphanage and the rebirth fund charity.

She was noted as doing it without publicity or fan fair so they felt she deserved the prize which was given as a surprise after her win :)

http://kazan2013.ru/en/news_items/8708

Well that news cheered me up :D

Go Zaripova


She was already one of my favourite athletes and this makes me love her even more.

BTW, she has a really interesting backstory prior to her taking up the Steeplechase, she moved away from her parents (dad was her original coach), was married, divorced, a mother, financially broke, had two coaches die on her and left out of financing by the Russian Athletics federation by the age of 21.
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Re: Russian news 2013 - Krivoshapka WL

Postby nevetsllim » Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:32 pm

Slesarenko plans to make her comeback at the Russian Championships next week. She missed 2012 through pregnancy and she was injured and I think she needed surgery. If she competes, it'll be her first competition since September 2011. I'd really love to see her challenge for a place on the team for Moscow although it's a difficult task...
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:15 pm

Moscow's Luzhniki stadium is getting its finishing touches for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. At a news conference Tuesday, organizers said tickets for the event are likely to sell out. Russia's biggest sports venue, will be able to accommodate 35,000 spectators according to Alexander Polinsky, a Moscow official who is responsible for organizing the championship.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby norunner » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:29 pm

pakillo wrote:
Moscow's Luzhniki stadium is getting its finishing touches for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. At a news conference Tuesday, organizers said tickets for the event are likely to sell out. Russia's biggest sports venue, will be able to accommodate 35,000 spectators according to Alexander Polinsky, a Moscow official who is responsible for organizing the championship.
And the other 40000 seats are reserved for friends and family of Putin?
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:36 pm

norunner wrote:
pakillo wrote:
Moscow's Luzhniki stadium is getting its finishing touches for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. At a news conference Tuesday, organizers said tickets for the event are likely to sell out. Russia's biggest sports venue, will be able to accommodate 35,000 spectators according to Alexander Polinsky, a Moscow official who is responsible for organizing the championship.
And the other 40000 seats are reserved for friends and family of Putin?
I'm afraid not, most of it just out of use...
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby norunner » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:41 pm

pakillo wrote:
norunner wrote:
pakillo wrote:
Moscow's Luzhniki stadium is getting its finishing touches for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. At a news conference Tuesday, organizers said tickets for the event are likely to sell out. Russia's biggest sports venue, will be able to accommodate 35,000 spectators according to Alexander Polinsky, a Moscow official who is responsible for organizing the championship.
And the other 40000 seats are reserved for friends and family of Putin?
I'm afraid not, most of it just out of use...
Really? If i remember correctly it used to sit more than 100000 for the OG 1980 and it must have been in good condition for the Champions League final in 2008.
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Re: Russian news 2013

Postby pakillo » Fri Jul 19, 2013 3:05 pm

Russian Champs starts on Monday
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