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SOCHI, February 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Poland’s skier Justyna Kowalczyk won her Olympic gold at the 2014 Winter Games in Russia’s Sochi after showing the best race result in Ladies’ 10 km Classic.
The 31-year-old Polish skier raced the Laura Cross Country course with the result of 28 minutes 17.8 seconds.
Kowalczyk’s closest contender Charlotte Kalla of Sweden finished 18.4 seconds behind her to take the silver, while Therese Johaug of Norway clocked the final result of 28 minutes 46.1 seconds to win the bronze.
This is the second gold medal for Poland at the current Olympics, which run between February 7 and 23. The first gold was grabbed by Polish ski jumper Kamil Stoch.