Russians took the first gold in Turinthe Russian skier Evgenie Dementyev became the Olympic champion in duatlone on 30 km. This gold medal became the first for our national team on the Olympic Games in Turin. In the most persistent struggle our sportsman has pulled out a victory, having reserved Norwegian Frode Estila and Italian Petro Pillera Kottrera.
Besides, Albert Demchenko became the silver prize-winner of the Olympic games Russian sanochnik. This silver medal became doubtless success of the Russian sportsman, for which these Games already the fifth in its sports career. The gold medal in this kind of competitions has got to Italian Arminu Tsoggeleru who has become thus by double champion Igr - he has won “ gold “ on the Olympic Games in Solt - Lejk - City in 2002ã. The third place the representative of Latvia has occupied Martins Rubenis.
Evgenie Medvedev`s earlier Russian skier - Arbuzova has won a bronze medal in duatlone. Estonian Christina Shmigun has shown the best time for distances. The silver medal was won by the Czech skier Katerina Nojmannova.
we Will remind that today, in the second day of competitions, eight complete sets of awards were played. Running of women - skaters on 3000 metres today has taken place, jumps with 90 - a metre springboard at men, also there passes the ending in shorts - a track on 1500 metres at men.
from qualifying competitions - runnings on shorts - to a track at women (500 m - personal offset, 3000 m - relay race) and hockey matches: Russia-Canada and Germany-USA.
on HH winter Olympic games you can familiarise with event details on the special project “ the Olympic Games - 2006 in Turin “ (sport. ru/ torino).