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Russia ranks 7th in unofficial overall medal standings after 2nd Olympic day

August 08, 8:52 UTC+3 RIO DE JANEIRO
Russia has five medals - one gold, two silver and two bronze
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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 8 /TASS/. The Russian Olympic squad ranks 7th in the unofficial overall team’s medal standings after the second Olympic day.

Russia has five medals - one gold, two silver and two bronze.

On Sunday, Vitalina Batsarashkina won silver in 10m air pistol women’s shooting at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Russia’s women archery team also won silver. Timur Safin of Russia won the bronze medal in men’s foil individual. Natalia Kuziutina secured the bronze Olympic medal in women -52kg judo contest.

On Saturday, a 30-year-old judoka Beslan Mudranov defeated Yeldos Smetov of Kazakhstan on the first day of the Olympic competitions in the under 60 kg weight category and grabbed the first Olympic gold for Russia.

Top-3 leaders - total medals (gold/silver/bronze)

1. United States - 12 (3/5/4)

2. China - 8 (3/2/3)

3. Australia - 6 (3/0/3)

The Olympic Games in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro will run until August 21.

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