The victory of the Russian skiers in the relay allowed the national team to rise in the medal standings of the Beijing Olympics. This is reported by the correspondent of “Lenta.ru”.
After Alexander Bolshunov, Alexei Chervotkin, Denis Spitsov and Sergey Ustyugov won gold in the relay, the Russian team improved its position in the medal standings. The domestic team climbed to seventh place.
Now the Russian team has four gold, four silver and six bronze medals. The German team leads the standings with eight gold medals, five silver and one bronze.
The Beijing Olympics will run until February 20. The national team performs under the auspices of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC).
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