Updated: Saturday, 22 February 2014 02:55 | By Agence France-Presse

Ahn leads Russia to 5,000m short track relay gold

Russia -- led by speed skating superstar Victor Ahn -- set a new Olympic record in winning gold in the men's 5,000m relay on Friday in front of a vociferous home crowd in Sochi.


Ahn leads Russia to 5,000m short track relay gold

Russia's Victor An celebrates his team victory after the Men's Short Track 5000m Relay Final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 21, 2014 - by Yuri Kadobnov

The home nation's four-man team crossed the line in 6min 42.100sec. The United States were second (6:42.371) while China took bronze (6:48.341).

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