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Winter Olympics Day 2: No medals for Poles

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Victoria Bieniek 11.02.2018 18:08
Poles competed in biathlon, luge and speedskating events at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday but failed to get podium spots.
Grzegorz Guzik. Photo: EPA/FILIP SINGER.Grzegorz Guzik. Photo: EPA/FILIP SINGER.

In the men's 10-kilometre biathlon sprint, Poland's Grzegorz Guzik came 59th with a time of 25:52.2 and Andrzej Nędza-Kubiniec came 67th with 25:59.2.

Germany's Arnd Peiffer won the gold medal with a time of 23:38.8, while Michal Krcmar of the Czech Republic was under five seconds behind to win silver and Dominik Windisch of Italy won bronze with a time less than eight seconds slower than Peiffer.

In the men's singles luge, Poland's Maciej Kurowski came 19th with a cumulative time of 3:12.613.

Maciej Kurowski. Photo: EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL

Austria's David Gleirscher grabbed the gold with a cumulative result of 3:10.702, while Chris Mazdzer of the United States took the silver with 3:10.728, and Germany's Johannes Ludwig came third with 3:10.932.

In speedskating, Poland's Adrian Wielgat came last in 22nd spot in the men's 5,000 metres, with a time of 6:31.71, 21.95 seconds behind first place.

Adrian Wielgat. Photo: EPA/VALDRIN XHEMAJ.

Sven Kramer of the Netherlands won the gold with a time of 6:09.76, followed by Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen, who finished with a time of 6:11.616, and Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen came third with a time of 6:11.618. (vb/pk)

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