Selection criterias to enter Russian National Team for participating in IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships 2014 have been published. There are 6 athletes of each category (men, women, junior men, junior women) are allowed to participate in a competition which will be held since 18 till 25 of August.
According to the results of select competitions athletes who won maximum points (7-5-4-3-2-1) in sprint and in pursuit (in pursuit points are won according to absolute times) are included in National Team. If the points of the athletes are equal preference is given to the best result.
- select competitions in Tyumen (24-28 July 2014) will define number of men, junior men, 4 junior women and 2 women.
- select competition in Otepya village, Estonia (29-31 July 2014) will define 4 women and 2 junior women.
The team will be defined by Russian Biathlon Union before 5th of August 2014. Name application must be sent to the organizing committee 14 days before.