Biathlon: Ukrainian women were unsuccessful in Oberhof

Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе

Anastasia Kuzmina

In Oberhof started the fourth stage of the biathlon world Cup.

The sprint race among women in Oberhof started the fourth stage of the biathlon world Cup.

Intrigue in the race did not work – the overall leader of the Slovak Anastasia Kuzmina made one mistake in the first shooting, but was much faster than rivals on the track, which beat the nearest rival more than 30 seconds.

In the fight for second place in the Czech Veronika Vitkova after the release of the second firing won by Kaisa Mäkäräinen ten seconds, but eventually lost almost five seconds.

The German Franziska Hildebrand also claimed the podium and even fought with Kuzmina, but a miss and a weak last lap dropped her to fourth place.

Ukrainian women failed to finish even in the top 20, although only Jim ometimes two penalties, while the other girls missed once. Valj Semerenko at the start not out of illness.

Sprint. Women
1. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Anastasiya Kuzmina (1+0) 22:23,7
2. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Kaisa Mäkäräinen (0+1) +35,4
3. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Veronika Vitkova (1+0) +40,1

22. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Vita Semerenko (0+1) +1:38,0
25. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Olena Pidhrushna (1+0) +1:44,5
32. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Anastasiya Merkushyna (1+0) +1:52,7
42. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Julia Jim (0+2) +2:08,7
58. Биатлон: украинки выступили неудачно в Оберхофе Dahlmeier Laura (0+1) +2:36,5

Moments of the race:

it was a hard day in the office, but it still made an amazing #OBE18 women’s sprint. You can enjoy these highlights or watch the whole competition on https://t.co/Z1cUg23KzH pic.twitter.com/1E5DkSTM5U

— IBU World Cup (@IBU_WC) January 4, 2018

Awards ceremony:

many great stories for the top 6 of the #OBE18 women’s sprint: @kmakarainen equals her season best result, Kuzmina keeps winning while @FedFranceSki and @skiverband show their consistency again. https://t.co/Z1cUg23KzH pic.twitter.com/gQEGW9Azmm

— IBU World Cup (@IBU_WC) January 4, 2018

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