On Sunday, December 3, the women's pursuit race took place at the first stage of the 2023/24 Biathlon World Cup in Östersund, Sweden.

Ukraine was represented only by Anastasia Merkushina, who finished in 41st place. Compared to the sprint, she gained seven positions

It should be noted that another Ukrainian, Khrystyna Dmytrenko, was supposed to perform in the pursuit, but the coaching staff decided not to put her on the race so as not to overload her.

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

1. Lou Jeanmonnot (France, 0+0+0+0) 31:41.3

2. Franziska Preuss (Germany, 0+0+1+0) +0.3

3. Vanessa Voigt (Germany, 0+0+0+1) +18.5


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.