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In 2:06:11.8, Italian Giorgio Di Centa receives the 50km Olympic title, claiming his 2nd gold medal of Turin 2006. To the delight of the home crowd, Di Centa captures the 1st individual cross country skiing gold for his country in 38 years. Eugeni Dementiev finishes just .8 seconds after the winning time, claiming silver. Mikhail Botwinov wins bronze. Cross Country Skiing 50km Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Giorgio Di Centa (ITA), Eugeni Dementiev (RUS), Mikhail Botwinov (AUT)