Results of Winter Olympics in Sochi: Bashkir short trackers Semen Yelistratov and Ruslan Zakharov with "gold"
In Sochi the XXII Winter Olympics finished. The Russian team won in the team tournament. The medal count of Russians includes 33 medals — 13 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze. They are ahead of Norway — 26 medals (11-5-10) and Canada — 25 (10-10-5).
14 sportsmen from Bashkortostan competed as a part of the national team of Russia in Sochi.
Only short-trackers from Ufa — Semen Yelistratov and Ruslan Zakharov managed to get gold medals in the 5000m relay with Viktor An and Vladimir Grigoriev.
The rest of Bashkortostan Olympians have the following results:
Dmitry Vasilyev — the 26th place on the Hill K-125, the 9th in the team tournament, Sochi Large Hill record — 144.5 m;
Ilmir Hazetdinov — the 35th place on the Hill K- 95, the 29th place on the K- 125, 9th place in the team tournament;
Nordic combined skier — Ernest Jachin — 9th place in the team tournament;
Bobsledder Ilvir Huzin (Alexander Kasyanov’s four-person bob) — 4th place with a loss of 0.03 seconds to "bronze" crew from the USA;
Anton Koprivitsa failed to qualify to compete in Snowboard Cross finishing his race on the 5th position;
Women’s Russian ice hockey team (from Ufa "Agidel") — Angelina Goncharenko, Inna Dyubanok, Alena Khomich, Anna Shibanova, Elena Dergacheva, Ekaterina Pashkevich — finished sixth in the Olympic tournament having lost to future "bronze" medal winners in the quarterfinals — Swiss team — 0 : 2.
Note also that the native of Mezhgorye, alumnus of Bashkir sports biathlete Olga Vilukhina won the "silver" in sprint, and in the women's relay race 4 x 6 km.