Raul Shakirzyanov

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MOSCOW, March 4. /TASS/. Russian Raul shakirzyanov was the winner of the X International Deminsky ski marathon. The distance of 50 km he covered in 1 hour 53 minutes 31 seconds.

Second place went to his compatriot Konstantin Glavatskikh (1:53.31), the third was another Russian Mikhail Sosnin (1:53.32).

In women the whole podium was also occupied by the Russians. The winner was Olga Rocheva, second place went to Larissa Racine, the third – Natalia Zernova.

For the first time the Deminsky ski marathon was held in 2007, in 2014 he was not held due to weather conditions. Only the current marathon participated 1777 skiers .