Vladimir Putin takes part in a judo training session in December 2009 (ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin takes part in a judo training session in December 2009 (ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin takes part in a judo training session during his working visit to St Petersburg on December 18, 2009. (Photo credit ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)