The Russian team included Maxim Tsvetkov , Evgeny Garanichev , Dmitry Malyshko and Alexander Loginov . Four surpassed the second French for 1 minute 1.1 seconds. The third place was taken by the Austrian national team, which was 1 minute 18.6 seconds behind the winners.
Earlier, on January 13, the women’s team of Russia won the relay . At the start of the race went Evgeny Pavlov , Margarita Vasilyeva , Larissa Kuklin and Catherine Yurlova-Perht. The second place went to the Germans, the third – to the Czech athletes. This victory was the first for the female team in seven years.
The stage in Oberhof will end on January 13th.