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Olympics-Millions fret over injured Russian skier – PM
* Skier underwent surgery after training crash * Medvedev and Putin wish her a full recovery (Updates with telegram) SOCHI, Russia, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Russia’s prime minister told skicross racer Maria Komissarova on Sunday millions of her compatriots were behind her as she battles to recover from a broken back at the Winter Olympics. “Millions of Russian fans are sincerely worried about you and hope that the doctors will do all they can to restore your health and the ability to play sport,” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in a telegram to Komissarova. Komissarova suffered the injury during training on Saturday at the PSX Olympic skicross venue at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in the mountains above Sochi. “Everything will be done to treat her as effectively as possible and for her rapid recovery,” Russia’s Freestyle Skiing Federation said.