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WATCH: Exhausted Russian ski star collapses on finish line after romping to victory in 17-year first

1 month ago   |   By RT

Russia romped to a stunning victory in the 4x5km women's cross-country relay at the FIS World Cup stage in Norway as 20-year-old rising star Veronika Stepanova stormed home in a stirring final leg.
Stepanova had plenty to do approaching the finish line in Lillehammer but surged ahead of Swedish rival Moa Olsson and Helen Marie Fossesholm of Norway.
The Russian quartet of Yulia Stupak, Natalia Nepryaeva and Tatiana Sorina finished in a time of 54:40.06 - 1.1 seconds ahead of the Swedish team and with Norway in third .
It is the first victory for a Russian women's team in a relay event at a...
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