Famous Ukrainian biathlete Yulia Jim in brilliant style has won gold at the European Championships in Duszniki-zdrój (Poland).
Jim was considered the main favorite of the sprint race – Julia was the only biathlete, which is in the top 15 of the standings of the world Cup. Ukrainian confidently confirmed their star status, beating her nearest rival by 27 seconds.
Jim is worked two shooting stages, and in the distance confirmed his excellent form. Taking his first win of the championship, from Kiev along the way, made a serious bid for victory in the pursuit race.
Jim became the quadruple champion of Europe – informed 26-year-old biathlete took three continental gold in relay races.
Medal Yulia Jima has become Ukraine’s second at the European Championships in Poland. The first medal moneybox of the printed Anastasiya Merkushyna, who took third place in the individual race.
1. Jim Yulia (Ukraine, 0+0) 21:02.3
2. Svetlana Sleptsova (Russia, 0+0) +27.0
3. Irina Starykh (Russia, 0+1) +37.8
21. Yuliya Zhuravok (Ukraine, 0+0) +1:37.1
24. Jan Bondar (Ukraine, 0+3) +1:49.3
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