Istanbul Olympiad Closing Ceremony
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So the biggest chess show on earth - the Olympiad - is over for another two years. The results of the 2012 Olympiad can be found in our previous article.
Congratulations to all the competitors and organisers for a great show, and best wishes to Tromsø in Norway for the 41st Olympiad in 2014.
But before everyone bid a final farewell to Istanbul, prizes were awarded at the closing ceremony...
The excellent photos during the event were provided by David Llada, Arman Karakhanyan and Anastasiya Karlovich. You can browse through them all here.
Armenia won their third Gold medal out of the last four Olympiads
Lev Aronian also won an individual Gold medal for his performance on board 1
Silver medallists Russia were clearly disappointed
Bronze medallists Ukraine
The victorious Russian women's team
The Chinese women took the Silver medal
The women's Bronze medallists, Ukraine