KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Four teammates endured proudly behind the Ukraine banner, smiles beaming, celebrating their nation’s first silver medal during the Sochi Olympics.
Parliament paused within the deeply split Ukraine to mark the event.
After times of lethal anti-government protests, so when federal government and opposition leaders labored on a governmental treatment for the months-long crisis, the Ukrainian ladies offered what’s promising using their success Friday within the 4×6-kilometer biathlon relay — Ukraine’s very first Winter Olympics silver medal in 2 years.
“Great evidence of exactly how sport can unite the country,” Sergei Bubka, the pole vault great and frontrunner associated with the Ukraine Olympic Committee, posted on Twitter. “Moments after girls won gold Ukrainian Parliament stopped conversations . Continue reading “Ukraine wins ladies’ biathlon relay for first silver”