“As far as sport is concerned, I do it, I still do it,” he said at a news conference on Thursday, responding to a question about how the events of this year have affected his life.
“I think this is just a means to maintain fitness. I must be fit to work. This is such a right pill to feel fit to work,” Putin explained.
“They say that it also helps to preserve intellectual capacities,” he added.
“In a healthy body a healthy mind!” -With these words, the Head of State finished answering the question about sport and advised journalists to follow his example.