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Russian translation: скелетон

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10:29 Nov 29, 2000
English to Russian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: skeleton champion
What would be the Russian equivalent for it? Skeleton is some type of winter sports,
like bobsleigh or sled. Anyone could help?
Roman Orekhov
Russian Federation
Local time: 07:45
Russian translation:скелетон
Explanation:
You can find the explanation at the web-site indicated below.
Here is an extract: Прототипом бобслея оказался   местный   горный спорт, известный под названием "Скелетон" - катание на маленьких санках, на которые спортсмен ложился на живот.
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Alexander Belugin
Russian Federation
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Summary of answers provided
naскелетон
Alexander Belugin
naскоростной спуск на санях по ледяному желобу (лицом вниз, руки вдоль туловища)
ttagir
naPerhaps a typo?
Kate Humphrey


  

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16 mins
Perhaps a typo?


Explanation:
I just checked in the Webster Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary and there is no sport like this. Perhaps it is a typo?
What is the sentence or the phrase that this word is used?
Kate.

Kate Humphrey
Local time: 23:45
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38 mins
скоростной спуск на санях по ледяному желобу (лицом вниз, руки вдоль туловища)


Explanation:
Skeleton (do not mix with bobsled - another ice-tube sport:) was in Olympic Games in 1828 and 1948. In 2002 Olympiad it will appear as an official type of winter sport.

Details can be read in the above box. Would you like to know more?
Write an e-mail
tagir@rumath.kcn.ru

Good luck and speed in descent from ice hills!:)

Dr. TSTagirov.



ttagir
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in TatarTatar
PRO pts in pair: 1025

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16 hrs
скелетон


Explanation:
You can find the explanation at the web-site indicated below.
Here is an extract: Прототипом бобслея оказался   местный   горный спорт, известный под названием "Скелетон" - катание на маленьких санках, на которые спортсмен ложился на живот.


    Reference: http://archive.travel.ru/Switzerland/130_travel.html
Alexander Belugin
Russian Federation
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