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Olympic Games, PyeongChang: Raluca Strămăturaru, 7th in women’s luge competition

Romanian athlete Raluca Strămăturaru has achieved Romania’s best performance at the Winter Olympics in the past 24 years, being ranked 7th in the women’s luge competition at the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

In 1994, at Lillehammer, Ioan Apostol and Liviu Cepoi won the 6th place in the sleigh.

Stramaturu was eighth after the first run, 12th in the second run, 9th in the third and 6th in the last run, being timed with the cumulated time of 3 min 06 sec 288/1000.

Natalie Geisenberger, Germany, has won his second consecutive Olympic title in 3 minutes 05 sec 232/1000, followed by Dajana Eitberger, Germany, silver medallist in 3 minutes 05 sec 599/1000, and Alex Gough (Canada), bronze medal, timed in 3 minutes 05 sec 644/1000.

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