Russia’s St. Petersburg unveils its official logo for 2020 UEFA Euro CupSport January 19, 14:47
Russia ready to help Italy in coping with earthquake aftermathWorld January 19, 14:21
Assad reveals main purpose of Astana meeting on SyriaWorld January 19, 14:20
NOVATEK’s shipyard construction is among Arctic priority projectsBusiness & Economy January 19, 14:10
Kremlin: Russia does not finance DonbassRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:58
Peskov dismisses allegations that Moscow took personal swipe at ObamaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:45
NATO seeks constructive dialogue with Russia — StoltenbergWorld January 19, 13:43
At least 30 firefighters feared dead as burning building collapses in Iran — mediaWorld January 19, 13:41
Kremlin gives no comment on Constitutional Court’s decision on Yukos caseRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 13:35
SOCHI, February 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Dutch speed skater Stefan Groothuis won gold in men’s 1000-meter race at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in the southern Russian resort of Sochi on Wednesday.
Canada’s Denny Morrison took silver, and Michel Mulder from the Netherlands secured the bronze medal.
Russia’s Denis Yuskov was in 17th place (1:09.81), Alexei Yesin was 18th (1:09.93), Dmitry Lobkov came 27th (1:10.65), and Igor Bogolyubsky 39th (1:12.85).
Groothuis was born on November 23, 1981 in the town of Wierden in the east of the Netherlands. He is the 2012 world champion in 1000m and the bronze medalist of the 2011 world cup in 1000m.