Winter Olympics: Russia grabs gold in ice hockey

Winter Olympics: Russia grabs gold in ice hockey

Published
Hot News
1 min read
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Olympic athletes from Russia pose for photos after winning men
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Olympic athletes from Russia pose for photos after winning men
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Olympic athletes from Russia pose for photos after winning men
PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 25 (IANS) The closing day of the 2018 Winter Games here saw the team of neutral athletes from Russia edging the team from Germany 4-3 in the overtime of the Olympic ice hockey match for the gold medal on Sunday.The match at the 10,000-seat capacity Gangneung Hockey Center was the first Olympic final in 20 years for the team from Russia, which lost the gold medal game to the Czech Republic at the 1998 Winter Games in Japan's Nagano.However, this was the first ever final in the history of the German Olympic ice hockey team, reports Tass news agency. Germany's best Olympic results in ice hockey were the bronze at the 1932 Winter Games in Lake Placid, the United States, and another bronze at the 1976 Olympics in Austria's Innsbruck.--IANSsam/bg

(This story was auto-published from a syndicated feed. No part of the story has been edited by The Quint.)

(This story was auto-published from a syndicated feed. No part of the story has been edited by The Quint.)

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!