Ukrainka won the race of the biathlon world Cup

Украинка выиграла гонку Кубка мира по биатлону

The leader of the national team of Ukraine Yulia Jim for the first time in his career won the race of the world Cup.

The leader of the Ukraine national team biathlete Juliya dzhyma won the individual race biathlon world Cup in Slovenian Pokljuka.

Jim started in the last group under 94 the starting room, but it played right into her hand, as the track is a bit frozen, plus she knew the results of rivals. Closed all 20 targets in the race, after 4-th shooting Jim came out the leader with a confident lead of 15 seconds from Polk Monika Hojnisz.

However, for 1.3 km to go, the time gap between Jimai and Hojnisz was reduced to two seconds, but at this moment the right words coaches forced Jim to add on the last leg and she could even slightly increase the gap from Joines.

Worth adding that this is the first personal victory of Jim at the world Cup – before that her best result was second place.

Successfully completed the race and other Ukrainian Anastasiya Merkushyna, Olena Pidhrushna and Yuliya Zhuravok was in the top 20 at the end of the race. And only Vita Semerenko could not get into the end zone, one step from her 41st place with two penalty minutes.




Biathlon. The world Cup. Pokljuka (Slovenia). 15 km Women

1. Julia Jim (Ukraine) – 43:06,6 (0+0+0+0)
2. Monika Hojnisz (Poland) + 5,9 (0+0+0+1)
3. Marketa Davidova (Czech Republic) +16,5 (0+0+0+1)

15. Olena Pidhrushna (Ukraine) +1:12,0 (1+0+0+0)
16. Anastasiya Merkushyna (Ukraine) +1:12,4 (0+0+0+1)
20. Yuliya Zhuravok (Ukraine) +1:32,8 (0+0+0+0)
41. Vita Semerenko (Ukraine) +3:13,6 (0+1+1+0)

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