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  • Russia's Putin awards Margarita

    Russian President Putin awards rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun during a grand ceremony for Russian Olympic medallists returning home from 2016 Rio Olympics at Kremlin in Moscow.

  • Groundbreaking games for women in Rio

    From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proves a groundbreaking Games for women.

  • Margarita Mamun

    'A win for two countries'

    Her first name is Margarita, and she hailed her gold medal in all-around rhythmic gymnastics in the Rio Olympics on Saturday as a 'victory for two countries'. She is representing the Russian Federation but the other country celebrating her triumph is Bangladesh.

  • Mamun gives Bangladesh some solace

    Margarita Mamun, a Russian gymnast of Bangladeshi origin, has won gold in women's individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics event at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Arena on Saturday.