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Latvia awarded long-delayed Olympic gold

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Justice was very belatedly done March 27 with confirmation that Latvia’s gold medal bobsleigh team are winners of Olympic gold. Five years after the Sochi Olympics, the team led by Oskars Melbārdis and also consisting of Daumants Dreiškens, Jānis Strenga un Arvis Vilkaste were confirmed as the true champions after a lengthy appeals process by the cheating Russian team led by Alexander Zubkov was finally rejected by Olympic officials. Consequently the Latvian team will go into…