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Alexander Zubkov: "We did the impossible"

Double gold medal-winning bobsleigh pilot Alexander Zubkov says that he "did the impossible" by clinching the two-man and four-man events at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Alexander Zubkov has said that he "did the impossible" by clinching gold in the two-man and four-man bobsleigh contests at the Winter Olympics.

The Russian is the sixth pilot to be crowned champion in both events at an Olympics.

The 39-year-old told reporters: "We did the impossible. It means a great deal to be able to win in Russia."

Zubkov's golds helped the host nation finish at the top of the medal table.

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Gold medalists Russia team 1 celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Four-Man Bobsleigh on Day 16 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 23, 2014
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