Russian Olympians visited the air base in Syria Hamim

Russian sportsmen-winners of the Olympic games visited the base Hamim in Syria, where the military showed them the living conditions and told about his service, reports “Interfax”.

At the airbase was visited by the Olympic champion Rio fencer Sophia the Great, the winners of the 2016 Games in the team foil Arthur Akhmatkhuzin, Timur Safin and Alexey cheremisses, champion in freestyle wrestling Soslan Ramonov, silver medalist in shooting Sergey Kamensky, and two-time Olympic champion in pole vaults Elena Isinbayeva. In memory of his stay Mamimi athletes planted arborvitae.

“We were struck by the visit to Syria. We got acquainted with our soldiers, officers, generals, and all of them are very easy to handle. It is very nice. But at the same time they are so confident, strong. Real men”, — quotes Agency Yelena Isinbayeva.

The athlete also reported that at seven in the morning did exercises with the military. “I showed their athletic exercises, they — their. I was able to repeat almost everything they can, except for one exercise, “turntables”, and was very glad,” admitted the champion.

In honor of the arrival to the airfield of the Russian athletes, the military orchestra of the southern Federal district gave a concert, the Agency said.

In June, the base Hamim gave concerts singers Oleg Gazmanov and Grigory Leps. Earlier in may, the actor Sergey Bezrukov will read the poems of Sergei Yesenin at the opening in Hamima cultural and leisure center. In January 2016 at the Russian air base in Syria sang Vika Tsyganova and Denis Maydanov. Maidan made a photo of the commander of Turkey shot down a su-24 air forces of Russia Oleg Peshkov on the chest. Before the Russian military personnel was made by the soloist of the rock group “Agatha Christie” Vadim Samoilov and singer Yulia Chicherina