On Sunday. On November 26, at the first stage of the 2023/24 Biathlon World Cup in Östersund, Sweden, the women's individual race took place.

The national team of Ukraine was represented by Anna Kryvonos, Anastasia Merkushyna, Khrystyna Dmytrenko, Iryna Petrenko and Lyubov Kipiachenkova.

The best of the Ukrainian women was Petrenko, who took 22nd place. In addition to her, Kryvonos got into the scoring zone, who became the 40th, showing the best result in her career.

Dmytrenko also finished in the top 50 – 43rd place and Kipiachenkova – 48th position. Merkushina showed only the 83rd result.

The individual race was won by Italian Lisa Vittozzi. With one mistake, she was only 0.1 seconds ahead of the German Franziska Preuss, who passed the firing lines without error. The bronze medal was won by Vanessa Voigt from Germany, who was able to close all the targets.

Biathlon World Cup 2023/24: results of the women's individual race in Östersund

1. Lisa Vittozzi (Italy, 0+0+1+0) 44:03.9 min

2. Franziska Preuss (Germany, 0+0+0+0) +0.1

3. Vanessa Vogt (Germany, 0+0+0+0) +10.1

4. Caroline Knotten (Norway, 0+0+1+0) +46.5

5. Sofia Schneider (Germany, 0+0+0+1) +1:01.0

6. Lisa-Theresa Hauser (Austria, 0+0+0+0) +1:07.7

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22. Iryna Petrenko (Ukraine, 0+1+0+1) +3:00.6

40. Anna Kryvonos (Ukraine, 0+0+0+2) +4:08.2

43. Khrystyna Dmytrenko (Ukraine, 1+0+0+1) +4:15.6

48. Lyubov Kipiachenkova (Ukraine, 0+1+0+1) +4:34.6

83. Anastasia Merkushina (Ukraine, 1+0+2+2) +7:55.9

Where to watch the Biathlon World Cup races

On the territory of Ukraine, all races of the Biathlon World Cup will be broadcast on the Suspilne Sport website, as well as on local TV channels of Public Broadcasting (Suspilne Kyiv, Suspilne Poltava, etc.).

You can also watch the races on the Kyivstar TV online television platform on the Suspilne Kyiv channel. And with the promo code TSNUA, get premium access to the film and TV platform for 7 days.

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