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Russians not particularly pleased with Olympic performance

Posted by: Michael Rand under Sports Updated: March 1, 2010 - 12:23 PM

From the AP:

Russia president Dmitry Medvedev demanded Monday that sports officials step down over the country's dismal performance at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Russia, a traditional winter sports powerhouse, won just 15 medals -- with only three golds -- in one of its worst performances. Officials said before the Games that 30 medals and a top-three finish in the medal standings was the target. Russia placed 11th for golds and sixth in the overall medal count.

*Photo of Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff only included for our amusement.

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