Anastasiya Kuzmina Photo: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
Advocating for Slovakia Russian biathlete Anastasiya Kuzmina won the silver medal in the pursuit race at the Olympic games in Phenchhane. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru.»
The gold was won by the German Laura Dallmeier, overcame a 10-kilometer distance in 30 minutes, 35.3 seconds back with one penalty. Kuzmin lost 29.4 seconds back with three penalties. Third went to France’s anais Bescond (plus 29.6 seconds, one miss).
The only Russian women admitted before the Olympics, Tatiana Akimova and Uliana Kaisheva became 31 minutes (plus 3 minutes, 15.5 seconds, four penalties) and 52 (plus 5 minutes for 58.3 seconds, five penalties), respectively.
10 Feb Dahlmeier won Olympic gold in the sprint. The silver went to the Norwegian March the Schedule, with bronze going to Czech Veronika Vitkova. Akimov has come to finish 20th, Kaisheva — 33rd.
A native of Tyumen Anastasia Kuzmina is the sister of Russian biathlete Anton Shipulin. In 2008, together with her husband moved to Slovakia, where he obtained citizenship and began to represent the country in international competitions. 33-year-old Kuzmin — two-time Olympic sprint champion (2010, 2014).
The Olympics is in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.
Video, photo All from Russia.