Biathlon: Valia Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna finished in the top 20 pursuits

Three Ukrainian biathletes participated in the race-the prosecution in the second stage of the biathlon world Cup in Hochfilzen. To finish with medals failed, however, points Ukrainka scored.

Just race was to speak four Ukrainians, Valia Semerenko (started 9th), Olena Pidhrushna (12-I), Vita Semerenko (52) and Julia Jim (55-I). However, it later turned out that Jim did not start.

First launched Dorothea wierer. However, the Italian was punished two penalties at the first prone. Subsequently, the Wearer another three went to penalty laps, but even the high speed did not change anything: athlete finished ninth.

The best of Ukrainians became Valentyna Semerenko, which fell slightly compared to the sprint – 14th place. Nearby Olena Pidhrushna and Vita Semerenko managed to rise from 52 to 35.

He defeated the Norwegian Tiril Ekhof, which for the first time in his career he shot four zero and won a landslide victory. Swede Hanna öberg won the silver, and this is the first personal podium in the new season. And another Norwegian Ingrid Anderwald took third place and second podium in a row.

Prosecution. Women

1. Tiril Eckhoff (0+0+0+0) 29:14,6
2. Hannah Seberg (0+1+1+0) +25,8
3. Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold (0+0+1+0) +39,7

14. Valya Semerenko (0+0+1+1) +1:45,3
15. Olena Pidhrushna (1+1+0+0) +1:45,5
35. Vita Semerenko (0+0+1+1) +3:00,5
DNS Julia Jim