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Team Russia won the first gold medal at the III World military winter games

Сборная России завоевала первое золото на III зимних Всемирных военных играх

In Sochi started the III world military winter games is a sports event of international scale. The event takes place at the facilities inherited by the city from the Olympic games 2014. The official opening ceremony of the games will start only today, but in the collection of our compatriots already have the first gold.

Russian skier Alexey Chervotkin, last year became the champion in the race for 50 km (in the framework of the Russian Championship 2016), today brought our team gold medal. The athlete was able to become a leader in the individual race at the distance of 15 km, which he overcame in 34 minutes 41.2 seconds.

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Second place went to the French athlete Damien of Tarantula, the gap between this result Chervotkina took 10 seconds. The bronze went to the Field Galabre, he also represented France. Distinguished among our countrymen and Natalia Korosteleva, who took fourth place on a distance of 10 km.

The Russian team at the III World military winter games promises to show a high level of training, Alex Chervotkin has already set the tone in this direction. This, along with the high quality of organization and holding of the games, which provided the head of CSKA Moscow Mikhail Baryshev. We wish our sportsman of good luck and victories!

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