Ufa resident Semen Elistratov - European Champion 2014
The European Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place in Dresden (Germany). Semen Elistratov, the Russian skater from Ufa won the 1500 metres distance.
He was ahead of two winners from Holland — Niels Kersholt and Freek van der Wart.
Note that the relay four skaters of Russia were qualified for the final races. Russians will compete for the victory with the Dutch, Italians and Germans. Another Ufa athlete will participate in the relay program, who was selected for the Winter Olympics 2014 — Ruslan Zakharov.