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Sochi 2014: Russian Alexander Tretyakov Wins Gold Medal in Men's Skeleton
16.02.2014 22:24
Sochi 2014: Russian Alexander Tretyakov Wins Gold Medal in Men's Skeleton
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Home crowd favourite Alexander Tretyakov scored a victory in men's skeleton, winning gold ahead of Martins Dukurs from Latvia and American Matthew Antoine.

      The Sochi Games medal has become the second Olympic medal in Tretyakov's career after winning bronze in Vancouver in 2010. Alexander is also the first world champion in skeleton to win the event at the next Olympic Winter Games.

      Tretyakov set a start record of 4.47 seconds and a track record of 55.95 in heat 1 on Friday and maintained his lead in heat 2. His third heat saw him trail Dukurs as second-fastest, but he managed to reclaim the lead in heat 4 with a lightning fast 56.02. Dukurs has become the first athlete from Latvia to win two silver medals at an Olympic Winter Games.

      Matthew Antoine's bronze makes USA the first country to complete the medal set in men's skeleton, having won gold, silver and bronze.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Sochi Olympic Games 2014 Sochi 2014 Olympic winners Alexander Tretyakov  

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