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Short-track speed-skater brings first medal to team of Olympic Athletes from Russia

Semion Elistratov won the bronze medal at a distance of 1,500m
Semion Elistratov Sergey Bobylew/TASS
Semion Elistratov
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PYEONGCHANG /South Korea/, February 10. /TASS/.  Russia’s short-track speed-skater Semion Elistratov won the bronze medal at a distance of 1,500m at the Olympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang.

He brought the first medal to the team of Olympic Athletes from Russia. Semion’s result is 2 minutes 10.687 seconds.

Elistratov, who is 27, has won the first Olympic medal in individual distance.

The Olympic Games in PyeongChang will continue to February 25.