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Francesco Paone
Francesco Paone

Olga Zaitseva back on his feet and decides to retire

Olga Zaitseva torna sui suoi passi e decide di ritirarsi
Also today from Russia & egrave; came an end to the saga concerning the future of Olga Zaitseva. The Muscovite, born in 1978, has officially ended his career.
In late September had spread the news that the veteran was sull''orlo of withdrawal, however, on 4 October, the direct question had stated that it would continue its activities & agrave; racing until 2018. These words were not for & ograve; followed by actions Since & eacute; the thirty-six has not participated in any meeting of the pre-season team, n & eacute; nor has competed in any context. Today the mystery & egrave; resolved. Olga Zaitseva you & egrave; retreat. This was announced the president of the Russian Federation Alexander Kravtsov, who added that there & egrave; the will & agrave; enter the 'now former athlete set within the technical staff and managerial federal. With the withdrawal of Zaitseva be "retired" the Russian biathlete with the most wins (13), and & nbsp; the highest number of podium finishes (46). Its success pi & ugrave; important & egrave; medal 'gold in the mass start at the World Championships Pyeong Chang 2009. At the individual level has also won an Olympic silver (mass start Vancouver 2010) in addition to a silver (Sprint Hochfilzen 2005) and three bronzes (tracking Hochfilzen 2005 , sprint and pursuit Pyeong Chang 2009) championship. In addition to the relay and relay mixed won two golds (Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010) and one silver (Sochi 2014) in the Olympic Games, as well as two gold medals and one silver at the World Championships. He finished five times in the top ten in the overall World Cup, with a fourth place in 2004 - '' 05 best finish.