Before the combined event Bulgaria was ahead (Vasilena Timofeeva and Yavor Pashleevski). It’s athletes had been firm at swimming, fencing and riding (they finished each event second). Italians (Aurora Tognetti and Alessandro Colasanti) were second and Germans (Anna Mathes i Henry Gebauer) third.
During running and shooting Belarusians became the leaders (Iryna Prasiantsova i Ilya Palazkov) and collected gold medals. Silver medals went to Italians and bronze was subject to fight between Poland and Germany. To organizers’ amusement the Polish were victorious in that battle (Natalia Dominiak and Daniel Ławrynowicz). Bronze medals stay in Poland
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