21 January 2013, Monday, 10:54

Ufa speed skater Simeon Elistratov is a European short track champion

author: Dmitry Slezin

The European short track championship is over in the Swedish town of Malmo and Russian national male team for the first time won golden medals of Europe in 5000-meter relay-race.

Russian team included Simeon Elistratov from Ufa. Along with him Eugene Kozulin, Viktor An and Vladimir Grigoriev have become the champions of the continent.

At the final stage Russian quartet snatched a victory from hands of the main competitors from the team of Netherlands. Hungarian team won the “bronze”.