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Putin gives judo masterclass

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visited an open training session of the country’s top wrestlers, where following a warm welcome by fellow sportsmen he showed off his form.

The meeting at the St. Petersburg Moskovsky Arena marked the season’s end for Russia’s wrestlers, sambo fighters and judokas. The best of them were awarded medals and diplomas for their sporting achievements.


Putin, who was in his hometown on a work visit, could not resist joining the event. After an official ceremony, the judo black belt holder gave a masterclass.

As RT found out, the 58-year-old is fit and in perfect condition! 

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