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XXII Winter Olympics Athletes
13.02.2014 12:32
XXII Winter Olympics Athletes

For many athletes, who participate in the XXII Winter Olympics this is not the first Olympic Games in their careers. Some of them have won Olympic medals more than once, but others persistently, year after year fought their way forward to the high results, some of them even had left the sports, but then successfully returned.

      Here are just few names of those, who will compete at the Winter Olympics in Sochi not the first time. A. Demchenko of Russia (luge). He has participated in six Olympic Games. His best result was recorded in Turin in 2006, when he won a silver medal.

      N. Kasai of Japan (ski jumping). He also has participated in six Winter Olympics, winning "silver" at Lillehammer Olympics in 1994.

      Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway (biathlon). Winner of the biggest number of awards in the Olympic Games' history: 6 gold, four of which were won in Salt Lake City, 4 silver and 1 bronze medals.

      Germany's C. Pechstein (skates). She is the most titled Winter Olympics athletes from Germany. She won 5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze Olympic medals in 5 Olympic Games.

      South Korean Lee Kyou-hyuk (skates). The famous sprinter of modern times. He has won sprint speed skating World Championships 4 times, but never had luck in 5 Olympics.

Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Sochi 2014 Sochi Olympic Games 2014    

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