Andrey Larkov, Raul Shakirzianov and Artem Nikolaev secured an all-Russian podium in the men's 30km Cross-Country Skiing mass start at Štrbské Pleso before Evgeniy Klimov, Mikhail Maksimochkin and Ilmir Hazetdinov added another gold - Russia's fourteenth of the games - in the Ski Jumping men's team competition.
In a thrilling finish, Larkov pipped countryman Shakirzianov by less than a second over the gruelling 30km course, crossing the line in a time of 1 hour 16 minutes and 20.1 seconds. Silver medallist Shakirzianov finished just 0.6 seconds down while Nikolaev came home 1.7 seconds in arrears to take the bronze.
Two more Russians - Ravil Valiakhmetov and Andrey Feller - finished fourth and fifth to underline the nation's total dominance on the skis in the twenty-seventh Winter Universiade, which continues later this week in the co-host city of Granada.
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"The race went to plan - it was sunny and snow was also good," said Larkov. "We spread our strength so that we could last till the end and I am very happy with the result. I focused on this race since it is my specialty and I am really happy that I won the gold medal."
It was 25-year-old Larkov's third gold medal of the games after winning the men's sprint free and being part of Russia's 4x7.5km relay team. Shakirzianov's silver was his fourth medal of the games, while Nikolaev's bronze means that he, like Shakirzianov, has won a medal of ever colour over the past week.
Over on the Ski Jumping hill, the Russian team of Evgeniy Klimov, Mikhail Maksimochkin and Ilmir Hazetdinov won the final event to take place in Slovakia with 723.2 points. "We are happy with our result - we entered this race wanting to win and we succeeded," said Klimov.
Kanta Takanashi, Minato Mabuchi and Junshiro Kobayashi combined to give Japan a silver medal with 702.3 points while Poland's Andrzej Zapotoczny, Stanislaw Biela and Jakub Kot secured the bronze medal with 680.3 points.
Poland's bronze put the nation level with Kazakhstan in joint-second place in the medal table with seven medals each. But the Russian Federation are runaway leaders at the half-way point of the Winter Universiade with a remarkable total of 39 medals (14 gold, 13 silver and 13 bronze).
Roger Roth, the Chair of the International Technical Committee for the Winter Universiade, said Russia's domination across all disciplines in Slovakia should motivate other nations to invest in university sports.
"The Russian sports federations have decided to invest heavily in university sports and RSSU has set up a specific selection programme which is seemingly working," said Roth.
"It would be desirable for the beauty of the sport that other nations will do the same. Actually, I don’t doubt it, I think that this Russian dominance will be an additional motivation for other countries to step up their preparations."
Twenty-six of 68 events have now been contested in the Slovakian winter resorts of Štrbské Pleso and Osrblie. The 2015 Winter Universiade continues on Wednesday 4th February with the practice sessions and the opening ceremony of the second chapter of the games at Grenada.
The first medals will be decided on Thursday 5th February and the games will continue through to Saturday 14th February. Curling, ice hockey, figure skating, track skating, alpine skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboard events will all take place at Granada, the Andalusian city located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in southern Spain.
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