Russia down to 5th place in Sochi Games medal standing

February 17, 2014 RBTH, Interfax
Russian skiers Dmitry Yaparov, Alexander Bessmertnykh, Alexander Legkov and Maxim Vylegzhanin won a silver medal in the 4-by-10-kilometer relay.

Russian athletes won silver in the Sochi Winter Games on Sunday.

Russian skiers Dmitry Yaparov, Alexander Bessmertnykh, Alexander Legkov and Maxim Vylegzhanin won a silver medal in the 4-by-10-kilometer relay.

In all, four of five medal sets were awarded on Sunday. Fog postponed men's 15-kilometer mass-start biathlon race until 10 a.m. on Monday.

Russia ranks fifth in the Sochi Games Medal standing with four gold, seven silver and five bronze medals. It ranked third on Saturday.

Germany tops the list (7,3,2), the Netherlands goes second (5,5,7) and Norway ranks third (5,3,6).

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