Juliya dzhyma won the individual race at the stage of the biathlon world Cup in Slovenian Pokljuka.
Ukrainian biathlete went the distance without mistakes and at the finish won six seconds in Monika Hojnisz, which had one more penalty minute.
Yulia Zhuravok was also shot without misses, but the speed was only enough to show the 20-th result.
The top 20 also included Olena Pidhrushna and Anastasiya Merkushyna. They had one slip, so was not able to compete for a place in the flower ceremony.
As noted biathlon.com.ua going out on the last lap of the race, Julia, knowing the results of all rivals, ahead of the nearer of the rivals, Monika Hojnisz, 15 seconds. And the first half of the final round made pretty nervous fans – Jima advantage had shrunk to two seconds.
But then the coaches started to drive with abandon Ukrainian woman on the course, and Julia herself, his teeth, to regain the initiative over the Polish competitor. And finish recorded advantage of our biathletes in six seconds.
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Ward Hopes Belova, Monica Joines, finished second and also updated my highest achievement in competitions the strongest national team. Third place also with a personal record – the rising star of Czech biathlon Markets Davydova, who has not yet crossed the barrier at the Junior age.
Equal results in the top 20 showed three more Ukrainian. Olena Pidhrushna, having collected will in a fist after a miss on the starting line, then worked without any errors and finished 15th. Immediately after the captain, having lost only half a second, located Anastasiya Merkushyna. For Nastya, the race was a mirror image: three clean-lines from the start, and an unfortunate slip on the final rack.
Finally, Yulia Zhuravok was one of only five athletes with absolute precision in the race, making the company in this honorable list of Yulia Jimi, and for the second time in his career he hit the top-20 race at the world Cup.
Among our girls only Vita Semerenko failed to score in this race points: after not very successful performance in the mixed relay, Vita not very well spent and individual race. Unfortunately, the beginning of the season can’t one of the team leaders last season.
After the gold success, Yulia Jima, Ukraine topped the team standings in the Nations Cup. Our team is five points ahead of rivals from France. And Julia herself on the distance of the sprint will be released in yellow Beebe of leader in the overall world Cup standings.
The biathlon world Cup season-2018/19
Stage in Pokljuka, Slovenia
Individual race, 15 km
1. Julia Jim (Ukraine) (0+0+0+0) – 43:06.5
2. Monika Hojnisz (Poland) (0+0+0+1) – +5.9
3. Marketa Davidova (Czech Republic) (0+0+0+1) – +16.5
…15. Olena Pidhrushna (Ukraine) (1+0+0+0) +1:12.0
…16. Anastasiya Merkushyna (Ukraine) (0+0+0+1) – +1:12.4
…20. Yuliya Zhuravok (Ukraine) (0+0+0+0) – +1:32.8
…41. Vita Semerenko (Ukraine) (0+1+1+0) – +3:13.6