Roman Reelow

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PYEONGCHANG /South Korea/, 10 Feb. /TASS./ Russian Roman Reelow comes in third after the second attempt in the competition in sledges at the Olympic games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang.

In the second attempt Reelow became the third, showing the time 47,740 seconds. He lost 0,115 seconds German Felix Loch (47,625), which became the first in the second attempt. Second place went to American Chris Mazdzer (delay 0,092 seconds).

After two attempts, the leading Loch, which is a three-time Olympic champion and can win their third gold in a row in a single sleigh. The sum of the two races he has shown time 1 minute 35,299 seconds. Second place goes to the Austrian David Gleirscher (+0,188) . Reelow loses leader 0,217 seconds, another Russian Luger Stepan Fedorov takes the 13th place (+0,672). Semen Pavlichenko after two attempts, is situated on the 17-th position (+0,961).

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Reelow twice became the silver medalist of the world championship, and bronze. This season he scored one victory at the world Cup in American lake placid. Twice he took second place and at one time was the third.

Russian athletes participated in the Games in Pyeongchang under the Olympic flag and the status of the Olympic athletes from Russia. This decision was made by the international Olympic Committee (IOC).

At the Olympic games medals in Luge are drawn on the results of four attempts. The third and fourth attempts will take place on Sunday. Olympic games in Pyeongchang will end on 25 February.