Source Pravda.Ru

Russian Sportswomen Win Gold and Silver Medals in world Cup Competition

Two Russian women athletes won the gold and silver medals in the World Cup competition in the 48-hour run held in the Czech city of Brno.

Irina Reutovich won top honours in the exhausting race by covering 366 km 750 m during 48 hours, with holder of two European titles in the 24-hour run Irina Koval taking second place with 327 km 514 m. Maria-Teresa Nardin from Italy took the bronze with 305 km 750 m.

All in all, about 50 athletes from 14 countries took part in the 48-hour run competition in Brno. Their list includes, alongside the Russian runners, in particular, athletes from Slovenia, Sweden, Austria, Japan, Great Britain, Germany and Spain.