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SOCHI, February 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Women’s alpine skiing downhill competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi saw the gold awarded to two skiers, who finished the distance with the same time.
Slovenia’s Tina Maze and Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin raced the course of the Rosa Khutor Alpine Skiing center both clocking exactly 1 minute 41.57 seconds, which was the best time and brought both of them gold medals.
Gisin’s teammate Lara Gut finished the distance 0.10 seconds behind the winners to bring Switzerland the bronze medal.
Two Russian skiers competing in the event, Elena Yakovishina and Maria Bedareva, finished in the 28th and 30th places respectively.