Saturday, October 18, 2008

Dementieva gives her Olympic racquet to Medvedev

The top Russian players went to the Kremlin five days ago and met with President Medvedev. While they were there, Marat Safin told some jokes, and Elena Dementieva gave her Olympic racquet to the president as a gift--who knows why. On hand from the tour were Dinara Safina, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, and Elena Vesnina. Vesnina, in her blog, sums it up well in this flawed but charming English translation: "Fuss, in general, everything. :)))


Anonymous said...

did you see the BMW SUVs that each Russian Olympic medalist got?


Diane said...

No, I didn't. I heard there might be a gift, but I didn't know what it was.