Bobsleistki Sergeeva and Kochergova won silver TH in twos
Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasiya Kochergova
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WINTERBERG /Germany/, January 13. /TASS/. Russians Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasiya Kochergova took second place at the European Championships in bobsleigh, which started on Friday in the German Winterberg. The result is the sum of two attempts was 1 minute 55,02 seconds.
First place was taken by representatives of Germany Mariama Jamanca and Annika Drazek (1.54,50). The third place was left for the Austrian crew Christina Hengster and Jennifer Anasana (1.55,60). Fourth were Russians Alexandra Rodionova and Yulia Shockwave (1.55,70).
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Sergeeva and Kochergova brought Russia’s first medal of the Championships in the women’s competition .
The European championship takes place in the framework of the world Cup, where besides the representatives of the European continent, are also athletes from North America and Asia.
On the world Cup stage won American Elana Meyers Taylor and Kehri Jones (1.54,43). The second were Jamanca idratek, the third – one more representative of the U.S. Jamie Greubel Poser and Aya Evans (1.54,67). Sergeeva and Kochergova at the end of the world Cup in Winterberg took fourth place, Rodionova and Shockwave seventh.
The next world Cup stage in bobsleigh and skeleton held from 20 to 22 January in the Swiss resort of St. Moritz. The world championship in bobsleigh and skeleton held from February 13 to February 26 in the German königssee.