Nikitin became a three-time European champion in skeleton

the Russian skeleton racer Elena Nikitina won the gold medal at the European championship, which takes place in Latvia, Sigulda during the last world Cup. Prior to that, the Russian was twice winner of the European championship.

the 27-year-old athlete from Russia won in the current season in third place in the overall standings of the world Cup. She has 1595 points. Winning the tournament was won by the German Jacqueline Selling (1632 points). The second was Janine Flock of Austria (1614).

Recall that last year, Nikitin was the first Russian skeleton racer who won the overall world Cup standings.