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Alexander Bolshunov wins Olympic gold in skiathlon

06.02.2022 71 просмотров

Russian Denis Spitsov won silver.

Skier Alexander Bolshunov won first place in the skiathlon and brought the Russian team the first gold medal of the Olympic Games in Beijing, Denis Spitsov finished second.

In the skiathlon, skiers overcome the first 15 km in classical style, and the final 15 km in free style. After the first half of the distance, the athletes go to the pit stop to change skis. Alexander Bolshunov covered the distance in 1 hour 16 minutes 9.8 seconds, Denis Spitsov was 1 minute 11 seconds behind the winner. Finn Iivo Niskanen finished third (+2.00.2).

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