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Russian meteor fragments to be added to Sochi Winter Olympics medals

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A piece of outer space history will have a place in the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.

You may remember this video - a meteor exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk back in February.

R-Sport is reporting that a select number of athletes who get a gold medal on February 15th of 2014 will have fragments of the meteor added to their medals.

Organizers say the medals will serve as a reminder of the meteorite strike and the accomplishment of the athletes.

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