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SOCHI, February 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Elena Nikitina of Russia is third after the third heat in women’s skeleton at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Nikitina showed a result of 58.33 seconds in heat 3. Her overall result is 2 minutes and 55.77 seconds.
Another Russian skeleton racer, Olga Potylitsyna, is fourth with a result of 2 minutes and 55.88 seconds. Maria Orlova, also of Russia, is sixth with a result of 2 minutes and 56.29 seconds.
The leader after three heats is Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain (2:54.80). Noelle Pikuc-Pace of the United States is third (2:55.58).
The final heat will start at 20:50 Moscow time.