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Russian skier Anna Milenina won the sprint classic style in category “standing” at the Paralympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
She overcame the distance in 5 minutes, 11.1 seconds. The second was the Norwegian Wilde Nielsen, lagging behind by 3.1 seconds. The bronze was awarded to canadian Natalie Fork (+3,2).
For Mileninoy this gold medal was the first at the Paralympics in 2018, for the Russian team to sixth. Before that she won three silver awards. 31-year-old skier won six times at the Games, seven times became the second and three times third.
The Paralympic games are held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 18 March. The Russian delegation consists of 75 people. 30 athletes and six athletes leading. Athletes compete under the Olympic flag due to suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee.
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