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Winter Olympics: Germany extends lead, Russia second

SOCHI: Germany has extended their gold medal count to eight whereas Russia has moved to the second place in the medals table of 2014 Winter Olympics after day 11 here in Sochi, ARY News reports on Tuesday. 

Belarus won the gold medal in the Olympics Free Style Skiing competition as Anton Kushnir won the event with the score 134.50. David Morris of Australia won the silver medal for his country whereas China's Jia Zongyang settled for the bronze medal in the final jump of the competition. 

Germany won the gold men in the Men's Hill High Ski Jumping event in the Olympics. Severin Freund, with his final jump, put his team ahead with 2.7 points. The Austrian team bagged the Silver medal whereas the bronze medal was won by Japan. 

Canada defeated Switzerland 3-1 in the Women's Ice Hockey Competition. They will face their arch rivals United States of America in the gold medal match whereas United States had thrashed Sweden 6-1.

It should be remembered that Canada had edged past United States 3-2 in their encounter earlier.

US pair of Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal for their country as they clinched the Figure Skating Ice Dance tournament. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada took the silver medal and Russia's Elena Ilinykh, Nikita Katsalapov won the bronze medal.

Germany is on top of the medals table of the 2014 Winter Olympics followed by Russia. Netherlands currently stands at third place. 



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