Ukraine won gold at World Cup Biathlon

In tight contest up to the finish, Ukrainian biathletes were able to get ahead of the rival and come first.

18 January 2016 10:00

Ukraine took first place in the women's relay at the World Cup Biathlon in Ruhpolding, Germany. The Ukrainian team, which included Iryna Varvynets, Julia Jima, Valentyna Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna crossed the finish line with a total time of 1.16.14. Our athletes missed 4 targets and had to run a penalty lap. 

During the championship Ukrainian biathletes had to compete with the German team, which lagged behind our biathletes only 1.2 seconds, and took the second place.

Third place went to Italy, 43.8 seconds behind Ukraine.

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