Ekaterina Yurlova-Portfoli: Alexander vilf / RIA Novosti
Russian biathlete Ekaterina Yurlova-Part burst into tears after winning the silver medal in the mass start at the world Cup in Ostersund, Sweden. About it reports a “Match TV”.
The athlete said that it is of the silver became more than the victory, because the whole world Cup she was in a step from medals. She thanked fans and family for their support and noted that the race was great for her, although she was nervous before her start. After these words, the athlete could not hold back tears in the channel.
Yurlova-Part won a medal in the mass start earlier on 17 March. The winner of the race was Italy’s Dorothea Wierer, the third place was occupied by the German Denise Herrmann.
This medal was the first in four years, a personal award of the Russian national team at the world Championships. Before Yurlova won the individual race at the world championship in 2015.
34-year-old Yurlova-Part — European champion and three-time world champion.
Video, photo All from Russia.