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Biathlon: Jim was content with silver in the pursuit at the European Championships

Биатлон: Джима довольствовалась серебром в преследовании на чемпионате ЕвропыUkrainian biathlete Juliya dzhyma won another award at the European Championships in Duszniki-zdrój (Poland).

Start pursuit for Jim has developed successfully – champion of the race was two maturation without mistakes, however, and rivals were not mistaken, keeping the leader at a distance of one mistake.

In the first standing Jim has not closed one target, and allow her Old to cut the gap to two seconds. By the final shooting Julia came a little earlier rival – and again one mistake. Old closed all targets and left the race with a 14 second gap from Julia.

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On the last lap at Jim had no chance to cling to gold, and in the struggle for silver from Kiev without problems escaped from one of the Russians Sleptsova.

Race results:

1. Irina Starykh (Russia, 0+0+0+0) 30:04.4
2. Julia Jim (Ukraine, 0+0+1+1) +19.8
3. Svetlana Sleptsova (Russia, 0+1+0+0) +32.1

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Thus, the Ukrainian biathletes at the European Championships gathered a full set of medals – gold and silver Jim bronze in the individual race added Anastasiya Merkushyna.

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