The New York Times puts photo of Ukrainian Olympic champion at Facebook's cover

Source : 112 Ukraine

Abramenko performs a jump at the photo that brought him a win at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang
16:34, 23 February 2018


The New York Times placed the photo of Oleksandr Abramenko, the Ukrainian freestyle skier who won the gold medal at 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang when he performs the jump as the cover of the Facebook.

As we reported Ukrainian freestyle skier Oleksandr Abramenko won gold in freestyle skiing at the Winter Olympics on February 18. It was the first medal of Ukraine at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Moreover, he became the first man who won the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in memory of independent Ukraine.

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Ihor Zhdanov, the Youth and Sports Minister of Ukraine reported on the signing of the order to pay $125, 00 of the reward to the Ukrainian athlete.

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Earlier, Pavlo Fuks, the Ukrainian businessman claimed that he will pay additional $50, 000 for the Olympics gold medal, $25, 000 for the silver and $15, 000 for the bronze. 'According to the announced program of the motivation of the Ukrainian athletes in Pyeongchang, both, Oleksandr Abramenko and his coach Enver Ablaev will get $50, 000 from me. I am proud with whole Ukraine!', Fuks claimed.

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