Belarus

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Belarus

Fast Facts -In the London 2012 Olympic Games Nadzeya Ostapchuk, a shot putter, was stripped of her gold metal by the Olympic Committee for drug use.

Belarus

This is the flag of Belarus.

This is the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukasehnko.

This is some of the traditional food, called potato cakes.

Map of Belarus

The capital of Belarus is Minsk,. This city has 1.901 million inhabitants and continues to grow.

Facts-The currency is called rouble. -The most dominant religion is Christianity. -Belarus has been in the Olympics since 1992.

A famous attraction of Belarus is the Brest Fortress, which was built in the 19th century.

Currently, Belarus has one Olympic medal. The gold medal was won by Darya Domracheva during the biathlon. Her time was 29:30.07, winning by an amazing 37.6 seconds.

Works Cited Belarus. N.p., 2014. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. . The Brest Fortress. N.p., 2013. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. . Countries and Their Cultures. N.p., 2014. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. . ESPN Summer Olympics. N.p., 2013. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. . USA Today Sports. N.p., 2014. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. .


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