It became known who will represent the Ukrainian national biathlon team at the second stage of the World Cup of the 2023/24 season, which will be hosted by the Austrian Hogfilzen.
According to Suspilne Sport, there will be two changes in the women's national team compared to the opening stage of the World Cup in Östersund, Sweden.
The "blue-yellows" will include Olena Horodna, who started the current season at the IBU Cup. The biathlon season will also be discovered by the leader of the national team Julia Jima, who missed the stage in Östersund due to illness.
But Daria Blashko and Lyubov Kipiachenkova, who competed at the Östersund World Cup, will hold the next stage at the IBU Cup.
The composition of the women's biathlon team of Ukraine for the second stage of the World Cup: Yuliia Dzhima, Iryna Petrenko, Khrystyna Dmytrenko, Anna Kryvonos, Anastasia Merkushyna and Olena Horodna.
There will be three changes in the men's national team compared to the starting stage of the 2023/24 season. The team will be joined by captain Dmytro Pidruchny, who missed the race in Östersund due to injury.
Instead, two biathletes who started the season at the World Cup will hold the second stage at the IBU Cup. These are Bohdan Tsymbal and Denys Nasyko.
The composition of the men's biathlon team of Ukraine for the second stage of the World Cup: Anton Dudchenko, Artem Tyshchenko, Artem Prima, Taras Lesyuk and Dmitry Pidruchny.
The second stage of the 2023/24 Biathlon World Cup in Hogfilzen will run from December 8 to 10. The competition program will include sprints, pursuit races and classic relays.
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.
Biathlon World Cup: results of the men's pursuit race at the stage in Östersund
Biathlon World Cup: results of the women's pursuit race at the stage in Östersund
Biathlon World Cup: results of the men's sprint at the stage in Östersund