Biathlon: Ukraine disqualified in the mixed relay

Биатлон: Украину дисквалифицировали в смешанной эстафете

The team captain broke the equipment safety rules.

The national team of Ukraine on biathlon consisting of Artem Tyshchenko Artem Prima, Julia Jim and Olena Pidhrushna finished tenth in the mixed relay at the sixth stage of the world Cup in Slovenian Pokljuka.

But after the finish it became known that the Ukrainian team was disqualified.

The reason for the disqualification was a violation of safety rules at the turn in the fourth stage. It turned out that at the last shooting women’s captain Olena Pidhrushna was originally on someone else’s rug, then stepped on need, not putting on the rifle. Thus, the Ukrainian broke the equipment safety rules.

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