31 December 2019

President of Russia Vladimir Putin Congratulates Kateryna Lagno

On becoming the three-time women's world blitz champion.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulates grandmaster Kateryna Lagno on winning the King Salman Women's World Blitz Championship in Moscow.

Dear Kateryna,

I congratulate you on your triumph.

Under a high competition, you once again claimed a bright and beautiful victory having demonstrated a sporting character of a real champion, purposefulness, and a strong will.  

I sincerely wish you success, good health and all the best. I take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year.

Vladimir Putin