Russia claims relay golds at IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

Inside the Games
Monday 4th March, 2013

March 4 – Russia won two gold medals in the mixed and open team relay events today at the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Nordic Skiing World Championships in Sollefte. The next Winter Olympic and Paralympic host nation started with Maria Iovleva, gold medallist in the women’s sitting cross-country skiing sprint race, who came to the first exchange in seventh place in the inaugural mixed relay.Elena Remizova and her guide Natalia Yakimova kept the Russian team in seventh place before four-time world champion Mikhailina Lysova and guide Alexey Ivanov advanced to second, behind Ukr…

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