The team in charge of conducting the ceremony of awarding the winners of the biathlon world Championships, will be fined from-for included by mistake the old version of the anthem of Russia. This is with reference to the Chairman of the tournament organizing Committee Franz Berger writes TASS.
“Nothing special.” Why biathletes of Ukraine did not hear the Russian national anthem?
We will remind, the world championship in Hochfilzen the Russian team, composed of Alexey Volkov, Maxim Tsvetkov, Anton Babikov and Anton Shipulin won gold in the relay. At the ceremony, after the athletes received medals, played the old version of the Russian anthem – “Patriotic song” by Mikhail Glinka. Russian athletes with the filing of the commentator Dmitry Guberniev, handing them the microphone to sing the correct version a Cappella.
Berger apologized for the mistake. According to him, the people who prepared the ceremony, did not check that the correct national anthem they chose. He noted that because of the mistakes their fee will cut.