President Victor Yushchenko has congratulated rhythmic gymnast Anna Bezsonova on winning the gold at the 28th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, according to the President`s press-office. “Millions of our fellow citizens were waiting for this gold medal,” he said. “I hope this success will be a good beginning of our achievements at the 29th Olympic Games.”

The president wished the gymnast “inspiration, inexhaustible optimism and new achievements.”