Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Sochi 2014: Short Track King Viktor An Races to Gold in 2 Events
22.02.2014 10:37
Sochi 2014: Short Track King Viktor An Races to Gold in 2 Events
Photo Credit: http://russiasport.ru

On Friday, Viktor An won gold in men's 500m individual race and later helped the national team outskate Team USA in the 5,000m relay.

      Korean-born athlete who has become a six-time Olympic champion said the Sochi Olympics were the best Games in his career.

      Once a three-time champion in his home country, he was put on the bench after an injury, a move which is believed to have deeply offended him. He then moved to Russia to prepare for the Sochi Games.

      According to An, the gold in the team relay was especially important because this race crowns all the events in the short track.

      He was inspired by the first gold he won earlier, he added.

      His rivals were strong, but that only pushed more adrenaline to his head, he was quoted as saying.

      An is proud to have raised the level of short track to an Olympic level. Watch his performance here.

      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 Viktor An  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Legal Services in Russia  Iskitim  Irkutsk  Jails  Moscow Kremlin   Zubova Polyana  Battle of Kulikovo  Leonard Cohen  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian children  Cyrillics  Russian Cinema  Russian oil  Olympic medals  Oleg Kuvayev  Rostov-on-Don  Nizhny Novgorod Museums  National Unity Day  Russian economy  Russian scientists  St. Petersburg  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Rock music in Russia  Moscow Museums of Contemporary Art  book hotel in Russia  Mineral Waters  monument to sunken battleships   Bashkiria  Chelyabinsk Region  Football  biology  Film award  Franz Josef Land   Russian tourism  Stay Home Online Events  Festivals  Saint Petersburg Hotels  Mammoth  EU sanctions  Russian tourists  Photo Exhibitions  Russian business  Russian science  Moscow  health  Multimedia Art Museum  Russian education  Russian Banya  satellite  Unusual Monuments 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites