Valentine Semerenko: Alexander vilf / RIA Novosti
Ukrainian biathlete Valentina Semerenko won before the 46th place in the sprint, did not start in the pursuit race at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang. The President of the biathlon Federation of Ukraine (FBU) Vladimir Brynzak commented on the decision of the athlete, his words convey “CHempionata”.
“Why not start Valentine Semerenko? What is the point to escape from the forties. There are no credits, no points. She is preparing for the individual competition. This season she was twice was in the colors. Let’s see what happens here,” said project Manager brynzak.
In the pursuit of gold was won by the German Laura Dallmeier. Silver was won by Russian-born Anastasia Kuzmina, advocating for Slovakia. The top three winners break French anais Bescond.
10 February in the women’s sprint the win was also won by Dallmeier. Silver and bronze went to the Norwegian March, the Schedule and the representative of the Czech Republic’s Veronika Vitkova, respectively. Biathlete of the Russian team Tatiana Akimova and Uliana Kaisheva took 20-th and 33-th place. Kuzmin is located on the 13-th row. 32-year-old Valentina Semerenko ahead of her twin sister Vita, who finished 14th.
Women’s individual дистанции15 kilometers will be held on February 14.
Olympic games in Pyeongchang will last until February 25.
Video, photo All from Russia.