Semen Elistratov

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UFA, February 10. /TASS./ The family of the Ufa short-tremist Seeds Elistratova, who won the first medal team Olympic athletes from Russia to the Olympics in 2018, watched his performance at home on TV with bated breath. This was told on Saturday by TASS, the younger brother of athlete Stepan Yelistratov.

Elistratov won the bronze medal of the Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang in the 1,500 meters.

“This is actually something that was experiential, screaming, feet stomping, with a sinking heart watched, it was very hard for our family. Heart sank, jumped out of our chest. When Simon crossed the finish line, my dad and I looked at each other and silently embraced. Dad’s excitement burst vessel in his right eye”, – said the Agency interlocutor .

“Simon managed to get in touch, to call, to congratulate. Now he is in the process of doping tests”, – said Stepan Yelistratov.