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Russian snowboarders win five medals of World Championship

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Russian snowboarders win five medals of World Championship


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Russian snowboarders at competitions in Slovenia became twice world champions and three times prize-winners of the championship. The World Championship was held in parallel disciplines. According to the leaders of the Russian national team, on the podium they really lacked the country's anthem, which was banned due to the sanctions of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

The gold medals of the World Championship were won by Dmitry Loginov and Sofia Nadyrshina, who became the best in the parallel slalom in the men's and women's categories respectively. For Loginov, the victory at the championship of the planet is already the third in his career, and Nadyrshina's success was a surprise for world snowboarding.

The seventeen-year-old Russian woman became the youngest world champion in this discipline in the history of snowboarding. In addition to gold, she brought the silver medal won in the giant slalom to the collection of the Russian national team. In the medal standings, the Russians became the best team in the competition.

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