Russian woman became European champion in short track


Sophia, Prosvirnov: Mr Song / RIA Novosti

Russian Sophia Presernova won the gold medal on a distance of 3000 meters at the European Championships in short track. About it the correspondent “”.

She overcame the distance in 5 minutes 47,610 seconds. Second place went to Italian Arianna Fontana (5.47,690). Third was the Dutch Susanne Schulting (5.47,758).

The Russian women’s team also won the gold medal in the relay at the TH.

For Russia, this victory was made first and second in the European championship-2018. The Russians won six medals. Semen Elistratov won silver at distances of 1000 meters and 1500 meters, Viktor Ahn became the second 500 meters. Prosvirnov also took second place on a distance of 500 meters.

The European championship takes place in Dresden and will end on Sunday.

December 6, the sixfold Olympic champion in short track Viktor Antonov, of Russian citizenship, said about the intention to participate in the Olympic games in 2018 under the neutral flag.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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