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Yakunin Maya skier won the “gold” in BIATHLON

Лыжница Майя Якунина выиграла "золото" ЮОИ

Skier Maya Yakunin won a medal at the winter youth Olympic games (Yog) is set in the Norwegian city of Lillehammer. Russian athlete won the race at 5 km free style. Yakunin showed a perfect result — 12:58,8. Next to finish came Chinese skier Chi Kunisue, which has lagged behind Juninas by 31.1 seconds. The third was an athlete from Finland Rebecca Immonen.

According to Maya, it was an unexpected victory. She wanted to come in the top three, and generally more thought not about the result, and tried to concentrate on the task. And won. However, Yakunina is no stranger to victories. According to the athlete, the track in Lillehammer was difficult for her. It turns out that the Finnish snow is different from Russian, because for him to go faster.

Now the Russian team won a total of 16 medals. Of these, four gold, five silver and seven bronze. Winter BIATHLON will continue until February 21.

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