Slovak Pavol Hurajt gains bronze medal in biathlon in Vancouver

Slovak biathlon athletes clinched a great success at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver thanks to Pavol Hurajt winning a bronze medal in the men's biathlon mass start race on February 21. Following the gold and the silver won by Anastasia Kuzmina, Hurajt has completed the medal set for Slovak biathlon athletes, the TASR newswire wrote. The race was won by Russian athlete Evgeny Ustyogov, while the silver medal went to Martin Fourcade from France. Hurajt, who lost by only 16.6 seconds, will be rewarded with €25,000 from the Slovak Olympic Committee. TASR

Slovak biathlon athletes clinched a great success at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver thanks to Pavol Hurajt winning a bronze medal in the men's biathlon mass start race on February 21. Following the gold and the silver won by Anastasia Kuzmina, Hurajt has completed the medal set for Slovak biathlon athletes, the TASR newswire wrote.

The race was won by Russian athlete Evgeny Ustyogov, while the silver medal went to Martin Fourcade from France. Hurajt, who lost by only 16.6 seconds, will be rewarded with €25,000 from the Slovak Olympic Committee. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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