Team sprint men

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In team sprint men Russian speed skaters (Zolatarev Artyom, Bobyr Danila, Lobas Viktor, Zvezdin Aleksei) took the first place with the result – 1:23:44, the team from Poland (Drawiega Marcel, Burzykowski Dawid, Bachanek Marcin, Kania Mateusz)  was the second – 1:24.62 and athletes from Kazakhstan (Krikunov Artyom, Arzhanikov Ivan, Klenko Aleksandr, Palkin Stanislau) came the third – 1:25.27. The fight for the first place was quite tough, the winner appeared only in the end of the race.


In team sprint men the team from Russia (Zolatarev Artyom, Bobyr Danila, Lobas Viktor, Zvezdin Aleksei) took the first place with the result – 1:23:44, the team from Poland (Drawiega Marcel, Burzykowski Dawid, Bachanek Marcin, Kania Mateusz) was the second – 1:24.62 and sportsmen from Kazakhstan (Krikunov Artyom, Arzhanikov Ivan, Klenko Aleksandr, Palkin Stanislau) came in third place – 1:25.27. The fight for the first place was complex, the winner appeared only in the end of the race.

«It was really complictaed, – said the Russian athlete Zolotarev Artem. – However we managed to show a good result.

In a few days our country will hold the Russian Championship. Actually we are training hard for this tournament, and I think , perhaps, this is the core thing that helped us to win».

It should be noted that Belarusian fans equally supported all teams throughout the race.

«We hardly have such crowded stands and active fans at the competitions, –  the Russian athlete Zolotarev Artyom said. – Minsk is well prepared for the competitions».

The Belarusian team (Kandratsyeu Maksim, Chaban Artsiom, Bolhau Yauheni, Kirpichnik Aliaksei) took the fourth place. The head trainer of the national team Sergei Minin admitted that Belarusian athletes didn’t have time to get used to skate in one team.