The Russian athlete Yelena Nikitina has won bronze in women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Elizabeth Yarnold of the United Kingdom won the event, and Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States was second.

Russian athletes have won a total of 12 medals at the games, including 2 gold, 5 silver, and 5 bronze ones.

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