Poltoranin Wins Silver

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In a tough race, Alexey Poltoranin (r) won silver.

Kazakhstan’s champion skier Alexey Poltoranin won the silver medal in the 15 km (9 mile) race in the 13th stage of the World Cup which was held on March 9-10 in Lahti, Finland.

Poltoranin had an almost perfect start into second place. Later, he fell back to sixth place but fought his way back to the second spot.

Another Kazakhstan skier Nikolay Chebotko took 20th place.

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