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Flag bearer: CHUPKOV (RUS)

Quotes from Russia flag bearer Anton CHUPKOV before the Baku 2015 European Games Closing Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday.


On being a flag bearer

"It was unexpected for me to be a flag bearer. I am very proud. It will be cool. Baku was much better than Nanjing, China (the 2014 Youth OIympic Games)."

"My aim was to improve on my 100m (breaststroke) time here in Baku and I managed to do it."

On winning his four gold medals:

"I expected that result for myself."

"I am very thankful to my coach for my results, he gave me the keys to success. I was very proud to hear the Russian anthem when I won."

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