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Olympics: Italy win bronze in women's short-track relay

Azzurri's sixth medal of Sochi games, third for Fontana

18 February, 12:50
Olympics: Italy win bronze in women's short-track relay (ANSA) - Sochi, February 18 - Italy won the bronze medal on Tuesday in the women's 3,000 metres short-track relay at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

It is the Azzurri's sixth medal of the Games and the third for team member Arianna Fontana, who also took the women's 1,500-metre individual short-track event and silver in the 500m.

Italy finished Tuesday's race in fourth place but were bumped up after China, who finished second, were disqualified for a penalty on the last lap.

South Korea won gold and Canada took silver.

Italian skier Christof Innerhofer won two of Italy's medals: silver in the men's downhill and bronze in the super combined.

Armin Zoeggeler took bronze in the luge.

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