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Sochi 2014: Russia Wins First Ever Olympic Gold in Bobsleigh
18.02.2014 12:22
Sochi 2014: Russia Wins First Ever Olympic Gold in Bobsleigh
Photo Credit: Reuters

Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda won gold in two-man bobsleigh race on Tuesday.

      The victory propelled Russia to a second spot in the medal count, with 5 gold medals, just below Germany, which has seven.

      Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has congratulated our athletes on this historic achievement. This is the first time Russia has won gold in bobsleigh.

      Alexander Zubkov was Russia's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympic Games on February 7.

      For more news on the Sochi Olympics, use our search button in the top right corner. If you have any pictures from the events, we would be happy to post them on our website and Facebook account. Don't forget to check it out for updates.

      If you want to make it to the closing ceremony, you can use Russia-IC services to book your flight and accommodation in Sochi. The Games will be followed by the Paralympics so you still have the time to make the arrangements.


Author: Mikhail Vesely

Tags: Sochi Olympic Games 2014 Sochi Games Sochi 2014 Alexander Zubkov  

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