Russian athletes rose to the second place of the medal standings of the Paralympics in 2018

In Pyeongchang completed another day of competition of the Paralympic Games in 2018. According to the results of the Russian athletes was on the second place of the medal standings, winning Tuesday’s seven medals. Now the Russians are second only to the national team of the USA.

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By decision of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Russian team performs in competitions under a neutral flag. However, despite the pressure, the Russians show good results. On Tuesday, they won seven medals: two gold and one bronze and three silver.

Triumphant Tuesday became biathlete Ekaterina Rumyantseva and skier Anton Bugaev. The first won the “gold” in the race for 10 km in class “standing”, and Rumyantsev won the combo in the same class.

Note that seven won awards for Tuesday is more than in the previous race days together. Now Russia has 5 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals. In the overall ranking they are on second place, behind only the national team of the USA. The assets of Americans 6 gold and silver and 5 bronze medals. Third are athletes from Ukraine.

Paralympics 2018 in Pyeongchang will last until March 18.

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