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MOSCOW, February 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russian skeleton racer Elena Nikitina who won the bronze medal in women’s skeleton race at the Olympic Games in Sochi on Friday.
Nikitina’s medal is Russia’s first one in this discipline in the entire history of the Olympic Games.
Nikitina showed a result of 3 minutes and 54.30 seconds in four heats.
Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain won the gold medal (3:52.89) and Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States was second (3:53.86).
Another Russian skeleton racer, Olga Potylitsyna, took the fifth position with a result of 3 minutes and 54.40 seconds. Maria Orlova, also of Russia, was sixth with a result of 3 minutes and 54.72 seconds.