Two golds propel Russia to Olympic top-3 on day 8 of Sochi Games
Alexander Tretiakov has won the men’s skeleton event claiming the
first-ever gold for Russia in the sport’s history, while Russian
speed skater Victor An won a short track gold medal in men’s
1,000m event, clocking a time of 1:24.102.
Poland was also triumphant in Sochi on Saturday with Zbigniew Brodka winning the men's 1500m long track speed skating gold as his comrade Kamil Stoch won a gold medal in the men’s large hill ski jump.
Meantime in one of the Games’ most anticipated matches, the US defeated the hosts 3:2 in an extended penalty shootout.