Became known the national team of Russia for participation in the world biathlon championship. The world championship will be held in Italian Anterselva from 13 to 23 February.
the President of the Union of biathletes of Russia Vladimir Drachev called the names of the athletes who joined the team. “Alexander Loginov, Matvey Eliseev, Evgeniy Garanichev — the three of them will participate for sure. Also included in the Eduard Latypov, Nikita Porshnev and Kirill Streltsov. Consider Karimulla Said Khalili. The women will perform Svetlana Mironova, Ekaterina Yurlova-Part, Larisa Kuklina, Kristina Reztsova, Irina Starykh. Almost approved Catherine Glazyrina. Maybe bring Ulyana Kaisheva”, — quotes the words Drachev RIA Novosti.
Drachev said that the medal plan for the national team does not exist. “We will change the composition from race to race. There are athletes that are ready in one race to give. This happens a lot. To speak about the medal plan impossible. It cannot be! This can make it clear leaders — the French and the Norwegians”.