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Russian Speedskater Olga Graf Nearly Flashed Everyone After Winning A Medal

Russian Speedskater Almost Flashes Crowd After Winning Russia's First Medal

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A moment of triumph nearly turned embarrassing for Russian speedskater Olga Graf.

The 30-year-old gave the home country a reason to cheer Sunday, winning Russia's first medal when she took a surprising bronze in the women's 3,000 meters Sunday.

She even got a note of praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

When Graf's time flashed on the scoreboard - 4 minutes, 3.47 seconds was a personal best - the crowd at Adler Arena erupted in cheers. She whooped it up on her warm-down lap, then unzipped her skin-tight suit right down to the belly button.

She was wearing nothing underneath.

"I totally forgot," Graf said sheepishly through a translator. "We have very good suits and they are very tight. ... You just want to breathe and you want to take off your suit."

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When she realized her faux pas, Graf quickly zipped the suit back up with a mortified smile.

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"Only afterward," she said, "did I realize that maybe this video will appear on YouTube. But I don't think it will be so bad."

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- Paul Newberry - Twitter http://twitter.com/pnewberry1963

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Associated Press reporters will be filing dispatches about happenings in and around Sochi during the 2014 Winter Games. Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter: http://apne.ws/1c3WMiu

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