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Shakhty has given the world 10 Olympic and Paralympic champions, thus beating the Guinness record of a number of champions per head.

January 25, 2014

In XX century Shakhty became a center of the coal industry, however, now it focuses on innovative industries.

January 25, 2014

Diver Andrey Silnov and gymnast Sergey Morgunov, both natives of Shakhty, participated in the London Olympics of 2012.

January 25, 2014

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