Biathlon: Ukraine won the relay at the European Championships

Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы

The national team of Ukraine – champion of Europe in relay race

Ukrainian biathletes got gold in the mixed relay.

The national team of Ukraine on biathlon in the composition of Yulia Zhuravok, Irina Varvynets, Artem Prima and Dmitry Pidruchna won the gold medal at the European championship in the mixed relay.

The start of the race was not entirely successful, because Yulia Zhuravok unusual was not very accurate, using three extra rounds, and not being able to compensate for their inaccuracy speed on the track.

In the end, after the first stage, Ukraine was only at the 13th place with a 30-second adrift of leaders Germany.

But then we went to the distance athletes, who in February will represent the country at the Olympics. Irina Varvynets in the second stage worked perfectly both shooting stages and during the race lifted the team to third place, although in the end passed the baton in fifth 25 seconds behind Sweden and Russia.

But Brendan, with one additional cartridge was able to break through in the first place, which was held by Dmitry Pidruchny. By the final shooting Pidruchny and Russian Loginov came almost simultaneously – Ukrainian used two additional rounds, but the Russians made three mistakes and eventually came out on the last lap in 16 seconds for Dima that play failed.

The top three winners of the race was closed by the Norwegians, which marked the best shooting in the race, using only 4 spares.

Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы

Mixed relay

1.Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы Ukraine (0+6) 1:11:40.1
2.Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы Russia (0+9) +11.7
3.Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы Norway (0+4) +33.2
4.Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы France (0+11) +39.6
5.Биатлон: Украина выиграла эстафету на чемпионате Европы Czech Republic (0+9) +1:19.2

Video junction race:

Note that in the European championship Ukraine won three medals – informed Irina Varvynets won the sprint and then won silver in the pursuit.

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