Russia Takes All Medals in 50km Cross-Country Skiing

Sports | February 23, 2014, Sunday // 15:34|  views

Russia's 3 medalists at the Men's 50km Cross Country Skiing event in Sochi. Photo by EPA/BGNES

The top 3 spots in the 50km men's mass start of cross-country skiing at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games went to the hosts Russia.

Alexander Legkov took the gold medal with a time of 1:46:55.2. Maxim Vylegzhanin followed in second with just 0.7 seconds behind. The bronze went to Ilia Chernousov, 0.8 seconds behind the winner.

Bulgaria's Andrey Gridin came 41st with a time of 1:51:41.7, while Veselin Tsinzov gave up on the 35th kilometer.

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Tags: Winter Olympic Games, Sochi, Russia, Andrey Gridin, Veselin Tsinzov


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