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Poltoranin won the gold in the World Cup in Finland

05 March, 09:22 113
Poltoranin won the gold in the World Cup in Finland

The Kazakhstani skier won the first place in the World Cup in Finland.

The leader of the Kazakhstan national team in the ski race Aleksey Poltoranin took the first place in the separate race of 15 kilometers in Lahti, Finland, in the World Cup.

In the ski race, Poltoranin struggled against Olympic champion Iivo Niskanen and silver prize winner of White Games Bolshunov. As a result of the struggle, the leading athlete of the Kazakhstan national team passed his rivals and won another gold medal for the national team. Overall 71 athletes participated in the competition.

“Aleksey performed well. After not the most successful performance of our national team in the Winter Olympics in Korea, we needed this victory. I would like to specially noted the service group that prepared the equipment for today – Aleksey’s skis were prepared well,” General Secretary of the Ski Federation of Kazakhstan Andrey Nevzorov said.

We note, the next competitions, where Aleksey Poltoranin will take part, is the World Cup in Falun from March 16-18. Then the athlete will return back to Kazakhstan, where he will perform in the starts of the Championship of Kazakhstan in Shchuchinsk.