The Ukrainian national


team announced the preliminary squads for the 2023 World Championship, which will be held next month in Oberhof, Germany.

This is reported by Suspilne Sport.

Dmytro Pidruchny

, who is currently recovering after knee surgery,

made it to the men's entry.

Also included in the list are Artem Prima, Anton Dudchenko, Bohdan Tsymbal and Denys Nasyko.

Ruslan Tkalenko, Artem Tyshchenko and Taras Lesyuk will fight for the last sixth place in the application.

To do this, they will perform at the IBU Cup in Obertilias, which will take place before the World Championship.

The women's team included Olena Bilosiuk, Yulia Dzyma, Anastasia Merkushina, Anna Krivonos and Lyubov Kypyachenkova.

The last place in the application is claimed by Oleksandra Merkushina, who recently won two medals of the 2023 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival - 

"gold" in the sprint


"bronze" in the individual race


At the same time, Daria Blashko will most likely miss the world championship due to inflammation of the vestibular nerve.

The 2023 Biathlon World Championship is scheduled for February 8-19 in Oberhof, Germany.

We will remind you that on January 29, the 2023 European Biathlon Championship ended in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

At the continental championship, the national team of Ukraine won three medals.

Yulia Dzhima 


 "silver" in the women's individual race, after which Anton Dudchenko 


 "silver" in the same discipline among men.

Anastasia Merkushina brought

the only gold award to our country 

 in the sprint.

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