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Derrick Z. Jackson

Classy wins are true spirit of Olympics

Cross-country skiing gold medallist Nikita Kriukov of Russia celebrates with compatriot and silver medallist Alexander Panzhinskiy. Cross-country skiing gold medallist Nikita Kriukov of Russia celebrates with compatriot and silver medallist Alexander Panzhinskiy. (Reuters)
By Derrick Z. Jackson
Globe Columnist / February 20, 2010

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The Russian cross-country skiiers that crossed the finish line side-by-side, collapsing in joy at their photo-finish gold and silver, are an inspiration. (Full article: 689 words)

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