Decree from Yeltsin
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Here you see some edicts from
President Yeltsin stating that she received an order 3rd degree.
Translation by Lynn Hope Lowery.
PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
O. G. GRISHUK
Dear Oksana Vladimirovna!
Heartfelt congratulations to you for your
victory, a gold medal from the 28th Olympic games!
The title of olympic champion is the cherished
goal of every sportsman,
and you achieved it once again, reaffirming the fame of Russian sport.
In a difficult tense struggle with distinguished rivals, your duet with
Evgeny Platov displayed enormous will, character and high skill.
Millions of Russians, your fans,, including
president, followed your performance with excitement, relied on you,
and believed in your success. And you didn't fail, wonderfully
presenting an impressive performance in the sport of ice dancing.
Your brilliant appearance won the hearts of lovers of figure
skating. We thank you!
The Olympiad in Nagano is behind, ahead
are new, crucial
competitions. With all my heart, I wish to you, Oksana Vladimirovna,
new triumphs in sport and in your private life!
FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
About the awarding with the Decoration of the
of Sportsmen, Trainers/Coaches and, Workers in the Field of
Physical Training and Sports, as a result of the 28th Winter
Olympic Games in 1998.
For outstanding achievement in sports, courage and heroism,
displayed in the 28th Winter Olympic Games in 1998.
THE ORDER "FOR GREAT SERVICES PERFORMED FOR
THE FATHERLAND" 3RD DEGREE
GRISHUK, Oksana Vladimirovna -- Honored
sports, repeat World and Olympic Games champion,
city of Moscow
President of the Russian Federation
Moscow, the Kremlin
27 February 1998
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