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Svetlana Zhurova, Olympic speed skater, Sochi 2014 Ambassador

1972 - Born in Leningrad region
1989 - Starts competing internationally
1995 - Graduates, Russian State Academy of Physical Culture
1996 - World single distance speed skating champion, Hamar, Norway
2006 - Olympic speed skating champion, Turin, Italy
2006 - World sprint speed skating champion, Heerenveen, The Netherlands
2007 - Sochi 2014 ambassador
2007 - Deputy, Legislative Assembly, Leningrad region

On the 4-th of July, at midnight, GMT, in Guatemala the world Olympic family announced its decision to hold the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Russian city of Sochi. What does it take to make a dream come true? We're about to find out from Svetlana Zhurova - Sochi-2014 Ambassador, who will be joining us from Guatemala city.

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