Sensation!!! Latvia won bronze in luge doubles run

[notice noticeType=”info”] Andris and Juris Šics in the action | Photo:[/notice]
Latvia got it’s first medal in Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Šics brothers won the bronze in luge doubles and brought pride to the all Baltic states.

What a great evening to Latvia. The small Baltic nation can be proud. Andris and Juris Šics, two brothers, showed a great performance in the luge doubles run race. The first run the Latvian brothers finished only at the fifth place with time of 49.880 seconds. During the second run their time was worth when they finished with 49.910 seconds. At the end, their overall time was one minute and 39,790 seconds, result that was enough for the bronze and first Latvian medal.

The gold in the race went to the Germans Tobias Wendel and Tobias Arlt whose time was 1:38.933. The second position in the podium took another two brothers, the Austrian Andreas and Wolfgang Linger whose time was 1:39.455.


Aleksejus Podpruginas
Aleksejus Podpruginas is The Baltic Review author based in Israel

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