01.07.2015

Thank you for showing that we have future

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Wednesday received the Serbian medallists at the first European Games in Baku, thanking them for the fighting spirit and commitment shown.

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Wednesday received the Serbian medallists at the first European Games in Baku, thanking them for the fighting spirit and commitment shown.

"Thank you for showing that we have a future and thank you for the fighting spirit and the medals on your chests," Nikolic said, addressing the athletes and the coaching staff.

Only team work leads to top results, only hard work and perseverance leads to success, the Serbian president said, wishing the athletes many more years of successful competitions.

On behalf of the athletes, gold medal-winning shooter Andrea Arsovic thanked President Nikolic.

"It is a great honour to thank you, on behalf of all the athletes, for the great support you were showing us in Baku and for the wonderful welcome. I hope that we made the nation happy with these medals, and we would like to do the same at the Rio 2016 Olympics as well", Arsovic said.

Serbia won 15 medals at the Baku 2015 European Games - eight bronze, four silver and three bronze medals.