In the national team of Ukraine on biathlon will be more Russians

В сборной Украины по биатлону станет больше россиян

In the national team of Ukraine on biathlon will now be the representative of Russia Anastasia Rasskazova. The athlete received permission from the change of sport nationality.

The address of the biathlon Federation of Ukraine received a letter from the International biathlon Union (IBU) that the Executive Committee decided to permit change of sport nationality for the biathletes of the national team of Ukraine Anastasia Rasskazovo.

Thus, Rasskazova will be able to take part in the competitions of the last stage of the Junior IBU Cup in Swedish Torsby (March 1-2) and the Junior European Championships in Norwegian (6-10 March).

Note that in the national team of Ukraine is a Russian coach. In may 2018 biathlon Federation decided to choose a Russian citizen Andrei Prokunin head coach of the female national team of Ukraine on biathlon. The contract will operate for four years.

August 1, 2018, the President of the biathlon Federation of Ukraine Volodymyr Brynzak said that the Russian biathletes Ekaterina beh, Rasskazova Anastasiya and Oksana Moskalenko undergo a process of naturalization and will represent Ukraine at the international competitions. Athletes have Ukrainian roots – their parents are Ukrainians, and the instruments of acceptance of the citizenship of Ukraine are at the stage of registration.

Who is Anastasia Rasskazova? Russian biathlete who was born in the city of Khabarovsk (Russia). 20-year-old athlete in the youth team of Russia played only at the Youth world Cup U-19 and Junior IBU Cup.

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