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National team of Russia

29 July 2014

On 26th of July there was sprint. Among men we have a champion Ivan Cherezov (sports training center, Tyumen region), he shot clearly and showed the best time. Alexey Slepov (Moscow) won the second place, he was 4,9 seconds later than Cherezov, but he shot also perfectly. Alexander Loginov (Tyumen region) has won the third place. He shot with only one mistake and was 7.8 seconds later in comparison to the leader of the sprint.

Concerning junior men sprint we have the winner Matvey Eliseev (Moscow), he missed twice (1+1). Alexander Povarnicin (Udmurtskaya Respublica) has won the second place, he he was 5,5 seconds later than Matvey and he missed one point in shooting (0+1). Roman Surnev (Uliyanovskaya region) has won the third place, he missed twice in shooting (0+2) and has lost 46,7 seconds in comparison with the leader.

In women's sprint the first place has won Kristina Smirnova (sports training center, Tyumen region), she missed only in lying. Second time has shown Tatiana Semenova (Chuvashskaya Respublica), she missed one point in shooting and she was 41,4 seconds later than the leader. The third place has won Ekaterina Krilatkova (Sverdlovskaya region). She missed twice (1+1), and she was 1:08,5 minutes later than the winner.

The first place in junior women sprint has won Kristina Ilchenko. She missed 3 points (1+2), but she showed the best time. Second place has won Ekaterina Muraleeva, she missed two points in shooting (0+2), and she was 31,0 seconds later than the leader. All three athletes are representing sports training center, Tyumen region.

Second day of the competition was for pursuit. The winner in men's pursuit with three missed points (0+0+2+1) is Alexander Loginov (sports training center, Tyumen region). Alexander Babchin (Bashkortostan republic) has won the second place, he was 24,6 seconds later than the leader, he missed two points in shooting (0+1+0+1). The third place has won Oleg Kolodiychuk (sports training center, Tyumen region), with only one missed point in shooting (0+0+1+0), he was 31,7 seconds later than the winner, and having moved from 10 place to third.

Concerning junior men's pursuit the winner is Alexander Povarnicin (Udmurtskaya region), he had missed three points in shooting (1+1+0+1). Matvey Eliseev (Moscow) had missed 4 points (0+2+2+) and became the second, he was 37,2 seconds later than the winner. Third place as before has won Roman Surnev (Uliyanovskaya region), he had missed 3 points (0+0+2+1) and he was 1:57,3 minutes later than the winner.

The winner in women pursuit is Tatiana Semenova (Chuvashskaya Respublica), she had 2 missed points (0+0+1+1), but she was the first to finish. Second place has won Irina Trusova (sports training center, Tyumen region), she missed only one point (0+1+0+0) and she was 10,9 seconds later than the winner. Third place is won by Kristina Smirnova, she missed 6 points in shooting (2+2+1+1) and she was 1:12,2 minutes later than the winner.

Among junior women first place is won by Ekaterina Muraleeva, she had passed clearly all four steps and showed the best time result. Second place is won by Kristina Ilchenko, she had 4 missed points (1+0+3+0) and she was 42,2 seconds later than the winner. Both athletes represent sports training center, Tyumen region. Third place is given to Liliya Davletshina (Khanti-Mansiyskiy autonomous region), she had only one missed point (0+0+1+0) and she was 1:41,7 minutes later to Finnish than the winner. She managed to go up from 9th place to the 3d.

According to selection criterias there should be selected 6 men and junior men, 2 women and 4 junior women to the national team for participating in IBU Summer Biathlon World Championship. In Tyumen the national Russian team was selected by referee commission. Men's national team: Ivan Cherezov, Andrei Makoveev, Alexander Babchin, Alexander Shreider, Vitaliy Kabardin, Oleg Kolodiychuk. Men's junior national team: Sergey Medvedev, Roman Surnev, Petr Hohlov, Matvey Eliseev, Ivan Pechenkin, Vladislav Tomilov.

Women's national team will be formed by referee commission later after final starts in Estonia.

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