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Russian medallist of the Olympic games in 2018 has called the Game a “championship pump»

Russian Alexander Bolshunov (right) lost two hundredths of a second Italian Federico Pellegrino at the finish of the sprint race at the Olympics in Pyeongchang

(Photo: Carl Sandin/ZUMAPRESS.com)

21-year-old Russian Alexander Bolshunov Tuesday, February 13, won a bronze medal in the classic ski sprint at the Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang. After the race he said that without leaders of the Russian team Evgeny Ustyugov and Gleb Zealous , which the IOC was not invited to the game, the competition turned into a “first pump”.

“I decided to go here only four days ago. Even skiathlon watched in Austria. Fought for all of our children. Sorry, the strongest was not here. Sergey Ustyugov and Gleb Zealous. Played here in the championship of the water tower” — quoted Bolshunova “Sport-Express”.

In the sprint race was won by the leader of the General offset of a world Cup Norwegian Johannes Hasflat Clabo. 21-year-old skier became the youngest Olympic champion in the history of ski racing. Bolshunov lost a photo finish to the current world champion in the sprint Federico Pellegrino from Italy.

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