Johannes Beato: Alexander vilf / RIA Novosti
Norwegian biathlete Johannes boe, who became the silver medalist of the world Cup 2019 in pursuit, commented on his loss to Ukrainian Dmitry Pidruchniy. His words are quoted by Aftenposten.
“Before the last shooting I felt that the silver in this race will be a defeat. But to blame but myself. Very worried because of this. I was wrong and erred grossly. It’s just a shame. We’re here at the world Cup, and give the gold to the Ukrainians,” said BAA.
The Norwegian said that was bad. However, he added that to shoot better he’s not there yet. BAA lost Pidruchna, with three penalties in the final standing stage. Bronze was won by Frenchman Quentin Fillon maillet. The best among Russians was Evgeny Garanichev, who finished ninth. However, he made the mistake of going the extra penalty on the fourth firing line.
After a second place in the pursuit race ahead of Johannes boe won the overall world Cup standings. The Norwegian scored scored 1050 points and became inaccessible to the Russian Alexander Loginov and the Frenchman Fillon maillet, coming second and third respectively.
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