Russia, who has completed the medal ranking 1st in Samsun, is happy with the results. Russia won 85 gold, 53 silver and 61 bronze medals for a total of 199.

In cycling, Russia won 7 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals. The cyclist that attracted the most attention was Dmitry Rozanov. The experienced cyclist has won 2 gold medals in the 3 races he competed in. He remarked he is happy about the level of the team. Rozanov said: "We have won 7 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals as a team, for a total of 15. This is very pleasing. It's not a one-man job, so I'd like to personally thank my teammates and everyone who contributed to this".

 

IN SWIMMING, RUSSIA WON 44 OUT OF 120 MEDALS
Another branch Russia has dominated is swimming. The Russians have won 44 of the 120 medals handed out, finishing 29 medals higher than their closest rival Japan. 26 of those medals are gold, and Russian swimmers have broken 19 world records in the competition.

 

"I WILL COME TO SAMSUN AGAIN NEXT YEAR"
20-year-old swimmer Maria Karpova is a member of the world record-breaking 4x200 freestyle relay team. Karpova stated she will never forget the total 4 gold medals she wore around her neck. "The tearful moment of joy I experienced is indescribable. I am extremely happy, because before, I was very excited. Even though I knew I would win, I couldn't control my excitement. I will come to Samsun again next year. I want to remember my medal-winning moments and refresh my memory. I want to re-live the happiness and enthusiasm I experienced when I won 4 medals".

 

EITHER FIRST OR DRAWN FOR THE FIRST PLACE IN 8 BRANCHES OUT OF 21
Russia's 199 medals made them the first or drawn for the first place in 8 branches. Athletics, one of the branches Russia was most confident in, ended with Russian dominance. Russia completed athletics with 43 medals, 21 of them gold, finishing 27 medals higher than their closest opponent, Kenya. 27 medals from orienteering and judo, along with this, was one of the main factors propelling Russia to the top.

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