Updated at 11:50,16-10-2017

Domracheva awarded Hero of Belarus title

BelTA

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko has congratulated three-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva on winning gold in a mass start at the Sochi Olympics and has awarded the title Hero of Belarus to the athlete, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.

The congratulation reads: "It is a tremendous success! You did great! Entire Belarus is elated by your new victory.

You have accomplished a feat by becoming a three-time Olympic champion.

Such feats are unparalleled in the modern history. Feats are honored in a special manner in our Fatherland.

From the depth of our souls we congratulate you on the Motherland’s supreme award — the Hero of Belarus title.

We wish you luck, good health, and success!" the congratulation ends.