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Justyna Kowalczyk have five medals from three Olympic Games in her account. Two of them are golden – from Vancouver 2010, and Sochi 2014. Justyna is the only skier with four consecutive wins in the Tour de Ski. She also holds the record for the most wins in the this same competition – 14, not to mention her 29 podiums in total.
Curling is a highly technical and intelligent sport, but it also turned out to be one of the hottest as well.
In particular, Women’s Curling Team of Russia is one of the highlights at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The beautiful Russians are a huge sensation during their home Olympics, which actually helps popularizing this interesting sport.
Sure, you may not know the rules yet, but meeting these curlers is a good start!
Even without her, enjoy the Russian Women’s Olympic Curling Team!
Lara Gut is a Swiss alpine skier. She is born 1991 in Sorengo, a municipality in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Lara was introduced to skiing by her father who is a former alpine skier and represented their country too.
At age 15, she already was the second youngest Swiss national champion. Only two years later, at age 17, Lara Gut became the youngest skier to win a World Cup Super G race.
Darya Domracheva is a biathlete from Belarus. She is born 1986 in Minsk, then Soviet Union. Domracheva is Olympic medalist from two consecutive Winter Olympics – in 2010 Vancouver, and in 2014 Sochi.
Back in the days, Darya started with cross-country skiing but later switched to biathlon. Another interesting facts about the beautiful Belarusian: she hates hearing her name being pronounced wrong; she would love to drink coffee with her main rival over the years Mangalena Neuner; she used a camera to make a 50 minutes movie about herself, her teammates, and the life of professional athletes.