▲ Up
20:05 28-03-2017
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
Russian skiers win gold and bronze medals at Paralympics in Sochi
14:02, 10 March 2014, 635

AKIPRESS.COM - Russian skiers Rushan Minnegulov and Vladislav Lekomtsev won gold and bronze medals respectively at the Paralympic Games in Sochi, RIA Novosti reported.

They participated in a 20-km skiing classic standing.

Minnegulov finished in 50 minutes 55.1 seconds. The silver medal was won by Finn Ilkka Tuomisto (+36.4 seconds). Lekomtsev lost 49.5 seconds.

Other Russian skiers Kirill Mikhailov took the seventh place, and Vladimir Kononov – eighth one.

In total medal standings, Russia leads with 19 medals. Ukraine is on the second place with 6 medals, and Japan is on the third place with 5 medals.

The 2014 Winter Paralympic Games will complete on March 16.

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75