Biathlon: Ukraine failed in the women’s relay

Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете

Ukraine has not managed to get into the top-10 women’s relay

Ukrainian girls without penalties did not even make the top ten.

A resounding failure for the Ukrainian women’s team began the relay at the fifth stage of the biathlon world Cup in Ruhpolding.

Being slow on the track, shooting slow and using 12 additional rounds (one of the worst in the race), our team finished the race in 11th place.

It’s difficult to distinguish one cause of failure for Ukraine’s result, because all the girls were not the best way. Valya Semerenko used three spare rounds, but it was terribly moving at the distance, finished the stage 15th with a gap of 52 seconds.

Thought Julia to Jim will correct the situation, but was even worse – five more rounds, 18-e a place and the gap of 2 minutes 15 seconds.

Vita Semerenko used three spare rounds, but were better on the road, failing to lift the team into 11th place.

In fact, Anastasia Merkushina competed for the top ten, but if Slovakia Ukrainian walked, Tolmachevo with Belarus to itself did not admit, that the fight against canadian Crawford lost, but at the turn of worked better from all Ukrainian women (one spare). In the end, our team 11th, for the first time in 8 years not once in the relay in the top ten.

Failed race France, which two of the leaders of the three stages was at the top, to the last stage took third, but finished the race ninth, as anai Chevalier got two penalties.

Given the failure of the main rivals, won the race in Germany, but an easy victory will not name. Incredible speed Denise Herrmann in the second phase of the leadership and the character of Laura Dahlmeier on the last lap allowed the Germans to cross the finish line first.

On a par with Germany race held in Italy, which used just three spare rounds, losing distance, but becoming a leader in the shooting. Federica Sanfilippo in the last stage failed to impose the struggle Dallmeier, but second place is success and the application for claim the medal at the Olympics.

The bronze went to Sweden’s stable, which had a great relay race and took advantage of the failures of favorites.

Relay. Women
1. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Germany (0+9) 1:08:47.0
2. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Italy (0+3) +2.9
3. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Sweden (0+5) +17.2
4. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Norway (0+9) +23.1
5. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Poland (0+5) +24.5
6. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Czech Republic (0+7) +1:04.6
7. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Russia (0+7) +1;20.8
8. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Switzerland (1+11) +1:37.1

11. Биатлон: Украина провалилась в женской эстафете Ukraine (0+12) +2:13.7

On the eve of the Ukrainian men’s team in the relay became only the 15th.

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