Alexander Obolochek and Roman Zacharkiw took 20-th place in the competition of pairs.
At the Olympics-2018 in South Korea on Tuesday ended the competition male pairs in the Luge. Medalists were determined on the basis of the two races, reports Rus.Media.
After the first Ukrainian pair Oleksandr Obolochek and Roman Zacharkiw takes the last, 20th place. They showed the result 48.316 seconds behind the German Duo wendl/Arlt in 2.496 seconds. The gap is very large – for comparison, the athletes ranked after the first attempt last place, drove more than a second faster.
In the second attempt, our athletes have performed slightly better, falling behind the leaders in half a second. In the end, to rise above the 20-th position and Obolochek Zacharkiw failed. Thus, the Ukrainians took the last place.
The victory was won by the Germans Tobias wendl and Tobias Arlt that the sum of the two races showed the result 1 minute 31,697 seconds. The silver medal went to Austrians Peter Pentz/George Fslar (lag – 0,088 seconds). “Bronze” another German two Toni Eggert/Sascha Benecken (+0,290).
Wendl and Arlt became a three-time Olympic Champions. Four years ago at the Games in Sochi, they won two “gold” in twos and in the relay.