Russian skier wins gold in skiathlon at 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski ChampionshipsSport February 25, 17:46
Top US Air Force general points to growing conflict potential in Syrian airspaceWorld February 25, 17:17
Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plantsBusiness & Economy February 25, 16:20
Ukrainian military capture Donetsk water purification plant — spokesmanWorld February 25, 15:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
Head of Russian delegation to OSCE PA says Ukraine not ready for dialogueRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 25, 5:02
Russian baritone Hvorostovsky cancels concerts due to continuing treatmentSociety & Culture February 25, 3:22
Russian prime minister declares 3rd Winter World Military Games openMilitary & Defense February 24, 22:33
Russia to veto UNSC resolution imposing sanctions on Syria — envoyRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 22:29
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.