Semen Yelistratov from Bashkortostan brought Russia the first medal of the Olympics
On February 10, a short tracker from Bashkortostan Semen Elistratov won the first prize for the Russian national team at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korean Phenchkhan - a bronze medal, becoming the third in the final race at a distance of 1500 meters.
The victory was won by the кorean Lim He Hyun Chun, who set a new Olympic record - 2: 10.485. Silver won Shinke Knezht from Denmark. Time Elistratova - 2: 10.687.
For Semyon Elistratov, the Olympics in Korea became the third in his sports career.
The head of Bashkortostan, Rustem Khamitov, in a telephone conversation congratulated the short tracker Semen Elistratov on the award.