Russian short track skater Sofia Prosvirnova reacted to the disqualification of the Russian team in the mixed relay semi-finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Her words leads ” SE “.
Earlier it was reported that the Russian national short track team consisting of Semyon Elistratov, Sofya Prosvirnova, Konstantin Ivliev and Elena Seregina was disqualified in the semifinals of the competition due to an incorrect transfer of the baton.
“Today we are a little unlucky. It’s a shame, but such a drama can be anywhere. This can happen anywhere” , – said Prosvirnova.
She added that the short track skaters of the Russian team will fight at other starts of the Olympics.
The Chinese team won the mixed relay in short track. In the finals of the competition, the Chinese showed a time of 2 minutes 37.34 seconds at the finish line. The second was the Italian team, the third – the Hungarian team. This victory allowed the Chinese team to win the first medal at the home Olympics.
Earlier it was reported that Russian biathletes won bronze in the mixed relay at the Beijing Olympics and brought the team of the Russian Olympic Committee a second medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics.