2 December in Pokljuka started the official international season of the biathlon world Cup 2018/19.
In the first stage – sing-mixed doubles – Ukraine was represented by Anastasiya Merkushyna and Brendan, who took third place in the race.
1. Norway (Thekla Brun-Lee, Lars Helge Birkeland) – 38.26,7 (0+4) 2. Austria (Lisa Theresa Hauser, Simon Eder) – 8,5 (0+5) 3. Ukraine (Anastasiya Merkushyna, Artem Tishchenko) – 20,7 (0+1) 4. France (Anais Chevalier, Guigonnat Antonin) Was 30.3 (1+9) 5. Sweden (Linn Persson, Fredrik Lindström) Was 35.5 (0+10) 6. Canada (Megan Banks, Scott Gow) – 37,8 (0+10) 7. Russia (Uliana Kaisheva, Evgeny Garanichev) And 39.6 (0+4) 8. Germany (Hildebrand, Eric Lesser) – 50,1 (1+6) 9. Japan (Fuuko, Tachizaki, Mikita, Tachizaki) – 50,3 (0+4) 10. Czech Republic (Horchler Karolin, Michal Slesingr) – 1.32,8 (0+7)
Recall that the Ukrainian biathlete Juliya dzhyma won the first race of the season.
22 November in the Austrian Obertilliach, where the training is carried out individually preparing for the season Yulia Jim and Anastasia Merkushyna, took control of the sprints in men and women with participation of sportsmen of Ukraine, Austria, Canada, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Finland and the USA.
In the women’s race won by 28-year-old Ukrainian Julia Jim, who managed with one penalty, 13 seconds ahead of Marie Eder (Laukkanen). Anastasiya Merkushyna with the same precision behind a little less than a minute.
As reported by the portal Znayu victory Svitolina recognized as one of the sensations of the season.
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.