Russian worker stable after surgery

Updated: February 14, 2014, 7:53 AM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- The Russian ice worker struck by a speeding bobsled was conscious and in stable condition Friday after undergoing surgery on two broken legs, Olympic organizers said.

IOC and Sochi officials said they are still investigating why the worker was on the track and didn't hear the warning signals about the sled approaching.

A forerunning sled -- sent down the track to make sure conditions were suitable for two-man training -- crashed into the worker Thursday near the ...

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