The biathlon world Cup: victory of Norwegian Bø and perfect shooting Ukrainians

Кубок мира по биатлону: победа норвежца Бе и идеальная стрельба украинцев

In Slovenian Pokljuka completed the men’s sprint race in the framework of the 1st stage of the biathlon world Cup.

The winner was the Norwegian Johannes boe, who even allowed himself a penalty. Second place went to the Frenchman guigonnat Antonin, the third time proved Alexander Loginov.

Three Ukrainians managed to complete the race without mistakes. Sergey Semenov, pryma Artem and Dmitry Pidruchny is worked in two loops, but Vitaly Kilchitsky made the mistake on two firings.

Note that Semenov does not allow blunders to six loops in a row. Previously, he has closed all 20 targets in the individual race in Pokljuka.

The best time among Ukrainians at the finish showed Brendan, who took 13th place. Sergey Semenov was also hit in the points zone – the 37th time.

Dmitry Pidruchny qualified in the pursuit thanks to the 58-th place.

Кубок мира по биатлону: победа норвежца Бе и идеальная стрельба украинцев

Triumph Yulia Jima

In Slovenian Pokljuka hosted the first personal female race of the 2018/19 season in the biathlon world Cup. 28-year-old Ukrainian Julia Jim, which started in the last group, won the individual race with perfect shooting and good running.

Кубок мира по биатлону: победа норвежца Бе и идеальная стрельба украинцев

Jim was one of the few athletes who managed to close down all 20 targets in the race. After 4-th shooting Julia came out the leader with a confident lead of 15 seconds from Polk Monika Hojnisz, who trains under the guidance of Ukrainka Hope Belova. But for 1.3 miles to the finish from Jim was only two seconds advantage Joines was caught. However, the remaining part of the race Jim was fine, even managing to slightly increase the gap from Joines!

In the end, Jim became the first Joines the second, and bronze went to the Czech Market Eglah.

Кубок мира по биатлону: победа норвежца Бе и идеальная стрельба украинцев

For Ukrainian women it is the first gold medal at the world Cup. Jim previously won only in the relays for the national team of Ukraine.

Other Ukrainian women are also pleased with in Pokljuka. Olena Pidhrushna, Anastasiya Merkushyna and Zhuravok Yuliya entered the top 20. But Vita Semerenko finished 41st.

As reported by the portal Znayu Ukrainian biathletes wiped his nose with the Russians and took the lead in the Nations Cup.

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