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Olga Kaniskina has brought Russia 14 - e « gold »!

Russian Olga Kaniskina has brought Russian national team 14 - ju a gold medal on the Olympic games in Beijing. Early in the morning Moscow time it of the first finished in sports walking on a distance of 20 km, having walked all distance in proud loneliness, and has established a new Olympic record!


Already on the first time otsechke, 2 km established on a mark, a stop watch has fixed 17 - second advantage of our sportswoman over group of persecutors in which was an order of 15 persons. Then its advantage only grew - 27 seconds on 4 - h kilometres, 48 seconds on the distance middle, more than minute - on 14 - ti kilometres! With such overweight it was necessary to dump speed and easy to supervise a situation with what Olga has excellent consulted and has won a gold medal!   one more Russian Tatyana Sibileva finished 12 - j, and the third sportswoman from our country Tatyana Kalmykova has been disqualified.



the Olympic Games
Sports walking

Women, 20 km

1.           Olga Kaniskina (Russia) - 1:26. 31

2.           Kersti Tisse Plattser (Norway) - 1:27. 07

3.           Elisa Rigaudo (Italy) - 1:27. 12