UTMN Student Wins Three Medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Society and Culture 22 February 2018
At the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea, Denis Spitsov, fourth-year student at the UTMN Institute of Physical Education, performed better with each race. He started with a fourth place in the 30km skiathlon race, then he got a bronze in the 15km cross-country ski, beaten only by legendary champions Dario Cologna (Switzerland) and Simen Hegstad Krueger (Norway).

Spitsov won his first silver of the Olympics in the men’s 4x10km relay on 18 February. 

In the men’s team sprint free on 21 February, Tyumen sportsmen Denis Spitsov and Alexander Bolshunov, both 21 year old, won the silver medal. Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo of Norway took gold. 


Source: UTMN Department of Strategic Communications 

Link to Russian version: https://www.utmn.ru/presse/novosti/sport/501499/ 


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