Alexey Biancotto: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
Coach USA helped the Russian skier Alexey, Vicenco, fallen in the quarterfinals of the ski sprint at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang. Reports about it “CHempionata”.
An American gave the 27-year-old Vicenco lost a ski, nevertheless, the Russians finished fifth and was eliminated from the fight for the medals. It is noted that participated in the race the American skier Simeon Hamilton, so, coach USA helped direct competitor.
Subsequently, the victory in the men’s sprint was won by the Norwegian Johannes Heslot, Clebo. The silver medal went to Italian Federico Pellegrino skier, Russian Alexander Bolshunov gave him 0.02 seconds and became the bronze medalist of the Olympic games.
In the women’s sprint was won by Sweden’s Stina Nilsson. Second place went to Norwegian Maike caspersen Falla, third — Russian Yulia Belorukova.
Olympics in Pyeongchang will last until February 25.
Video, photo All from Russia.