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Sochi 2014: Zubkov-Led Bobsleigh Team First After 3 Heats
23.02.2014 14:19
Sochi 2014: Zubkov-Led Bobsleigh Team First After 3 Heats
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Russia’s four-man team led by Alexander Zubkov is leading the race after three heats. The final fourth heat is expected to take place later on Sunday. If Team Russia win gold, the host country could secure the top place in the total medal count.

      With a current haul of 32 medals, Russia has set a new all-time record of medal haul, beating Soviet achievements.

      Earlier, Russia-IC reported that a Canadian sled flipped in Heat 2 of the four-man bobsleigh race but luckily no-one was in injured in the spill.

      Justin Kripps, Jesse Lumsden, Cody Sorensen, Ben Coakwell emerged from their bob safe and sound.

      Earlier, Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda won gold in a two-man bobsleigh race on Tuesday. This was 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.

      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   

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