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|2||KIRPULYANSKYY. P / NAKONECHNYI. R / MORDASOV. O||UKR||6228||828||3||32||1280||3||2:48.51||1200||1||2920||3||21:10.83||+19"|
|3||MITSYK. M / VASILIONAK. A / PINCHUK. R||BLR||6156||856||2||33||1252||4||2:54.24||1120||4||2928||2||21:08.96||+37"|
|4||MAJEWSKI. B / STASKIEWICZ. S / KLEKOT. L||POL||6032||728||5||25||1208||6||2:57.95||1180||2||2916||4||21:11.96||+68"|
|5||SVOBODA. D / POLIVKA. O / MICHALIK. M||CZE||5988||792||4||29||1288||2||2:51.00||1120||5||2788||5||21:43.25||+79"|
|6||KRASTANOV. D / DIMITROV. I / KOSTOV. T||BUL||5406||696||6||23||1236||5||2:55.37||1170||3||2304||6||23:44.75||+224"|
Team Russia represented by Ilia Frolov, Serguei Karyakin and Alexander Savkin have cruised to victory at the 2012 European Championships Men’s relay with a dominating performance.
Team Russia represented by Ilia Frolov, Serguei Karyakin and Alexander Savkin has had a stroke of luck to win the swimming in the men’s relay.
Despite being beaten by the Ukrainian team, in the pool. The Russians won overall as the Ukrainian Ruslan Nakonechnyi failed to get out of the pool when asked, so Ukraine were docked 40 pentathlon points which means they lose 10 seconds in the combined event.
This pushed Ukraine to 3rd in the swim, behind the Czech Republic.
Russia’s luck in the pool, combined with their skill in the fence, means they will head into the ride in 1st position ahead of Belarus and Ukarine.
Team Russia represented by Ilia Frolov, Serguei Karyakin and Alexander Savkin have narrowly won the fencing at the 2012 European Championships men’s relay.
The Russian trio of Donata Rimsaite, Anna Savchenko and Svetlana Lebedeva have conformably won gold at the European Championships women’s Relay today in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The gold Women’s Relay medal is Russia’s to lose as they have a 16 second lead heading into the combined event after scoring 1126 in the ride.
Team GB, represented by Freyja Prentice, Heather Fell and Katy Burke have blown the rest of the field away in the Women’s relay swim.
The British girls swam 3:08.53, which was enough to move them into 3rd place overall after finishing a disappointing 5th in the fencing.
Russia finish 2nd in the swim to keep themselves at the top of the leaders board ahead of Poland who managed a 3rd position in the swim.
Now it’s time for the all-important ride!
Team Russia represented by Donata Rimsaite, Anna Savchenko and Svetlana Lebedeva have produced a masters class of fencing to be leading the women’s relay after the first discipline in the Women’s European Championships relay.
The Russian’s secured 40 wins, which was 3 ahead of the Syliva Gawlikowska Katarzyna Wojcik and Aleksandra Skarzynska from Poland who were 3 behind.
After the Poles, there is a big gap to 3rd place which is Belarus who were 11 victories off the pace.
If you were not able to make to Sofia, Bulgaria to watch all the action from the 2012 European Championships, don’t worry, as you can watch all the highlights below.
These highlights are directly from Bulgarian TV, so unfortunately (or fortunately if you are Bulgarian) the commentary is in Bulgarian.
However you can still see the impressive performances from all the athletes in the scorching conditions in the individual finals.
Please find the links below:Women’s Final Men’s Final
Belarus have won the 1st ever European mixed relay in the most extraordinary fashion today in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Czech pair of Natalie Dianova and David Svoboda have had a flawless ride to shoot to 2nd place ahead of the combined event.
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