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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 13. /TASS/. Russian women cyclists Anastasiya Voinova and Darya Shemlyova have won the silver in the team sprint at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
In the final race they ceded first place to their Chinese rivals Gong Jinjie and Zhong Tianshi (32.401 seconds against 32.107).
In the race for bronze Germany outperformed Australia (32.636 seconds against 332.658).
By now Russia has won 21 medals - four golds, nine silvers and eight bronzes. In the unofficial team standing it is tenth.
Voinova was born in the Tula Region on February 5, 1993. Holds two world titles in the 500 m time trials and the 2016 world title in the team sprint. Vice champion of 2015 in the team sprint. In October 2015 set the world record in 500 m team trials in Grenchen, Switzerland. Five-times European champion.
Shmelyova was born in Moscow on October 26, 1994. 2016 world champion in the team sprint, 2015 vice-world champion. Holds two European titles in the team sprint, 500 m time trials bronze medalist of the 2015 world championships.