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In Andorra (São Julia de Loria), the world championship and championship in winter triathlon took place. In the championship among athletes under 23 years old, Yevgeny Evgrafov, a private of the CSKA sports company (Samara), successfully performed. The soldier finished second, losing to Italian Mattia Tanara and defeating Russian Ivan Zalavtsev.
The winter triathlon includes running at a distance of 6.2 km, mountain biking – 11.8 km, cross-country skiing – 10 km. For Evgeny Evgrafov, this is already the third world championship, the debut brought the triathlete fourth place, and for the second time in a row the private won the silver.
Sant Julia de Loria is located in the mountains, at an altitude of 2 thousand meters, but there was no time for acclimatization.
Also on the account of warrant officer Anna Medvedeva two bronze medals of the world championship. She won one in the individual competition, losing to athletes from Italy and Austria. Another bronze medal was won by the CSKA athlete in the mixed relay together with Yevgeny Ulyashev.
In total, the Russian national team has 11 medals – one gold, four silver and six bronze. The Russians got on the podium in all disciplines, and in the under 23 category among girls, all three medals were taken by domestic athletes – Nadezhda Belkina, Olga Cheremisinova and Valeria Kuznetsova, respectively.
Seven medals of the world championship were won by the Norwegian team, four – by the Italian team. In total, triathletes from 11 countries competed in Andorra.
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