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Russian students triumph at Winter Universiade
9.02.2011 14:21
Russian students triumph at Winter Universiade

Russia won the team competition in the 2011 Winter Universiade which lasted from January 27th to February 6th in Erzurum, Turkey.
      According to RT, "Russian students grabbed 14 golds, 14 silvers and added ten bronze medals to show the countrys best performance in the history of the Games. South Korea (7-3-5) finished second followed by Ukraine (6-5-4)."
      Russian sportsmen won medals in almost all the disciplines, except downhill skiing and snowboarding.
      Student Games are held once every two years. It is an international sports competition among student run by the International Federation of University Sports. The Games are comparable to the Olympic Games in their program and number of participants. Sportsmen from 52 countries took part in the Erzurum Games.
Author: Ksenia Dzhalagonia


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