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  • News | Turin 2006

    Russian figure skaters back to their best

    The Russian pair of Tatyana Totmyanina and Maksim Marinin had arrived in Turin as the clear favourites. They had won the European title five times in a row and also been world champions in 2004-5. Few doubted that they had momentum on their side.
    13 Feb 2006 | Turin 2006, Figure Skating, Olympic News, Russian Federation
  • News | Turin 2006

    A throw quadruple Salchow for Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao!

    While Tatyana Totmyanina and Maksim Marinin were taking gold, the battle for the other medals was a three-way contest between three Chinese couples. Among them, Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao, the only couple in the competition who had ever beaten the Russians.
    13 Feb 2006 | Turin 2006, Figure Skating, Olympic News, People's Republic of China
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    Park fires Koreans to new heights in the archery

    Park had emerged as a world-class archer shortly after the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. She got her first call-up to the famously strong South Korean team in 2001 and almost immediately went on to win the world title. From then on, she won medals wherever she competed, claiming an individual silver and team gold at the 2003 World Championships. But it was in Athens that Park reached the pinnacle of her career.
    18 Aug 2004 |
  • News | Athens 2004

    Park fires Koreans to new heights in the archery

    Park Sung-Hyun had emerged as a world-class archer shortly after the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. She got her first call-up to the famously strong South Korean team in 2001 and almost immediately went on to win the world title. From then on, she won medals wherever she competed, claiming an individual silver and team gold at the 2003 World Championships. But it was in Athens that Park reached the pinnacle of her career.
    18 Aug 2004 | Athens 2004, Olympic News, Republic of Korea, Archery
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