In Slovakia in the vicinity of the town Osrblie is the fourth stage of the biathlon IBU Cup. Sunday, January 12, hosted the women’s sprint. Russian Evgeniya Pavlova won the victory, running a distance of 7.5 km no misses at the shooting range. Victoria Slivko was sixth.
Time Pavlova – 20 min. 53,2 sec. It should be noted that the second winner Irene Cedures from Switzerland lost to the Russian in just 3.6 seconds, with one penalty. Third place went to German athlete Vanessa Voigt.
Slivko chances for medals stripped the penalties in standing, she sixth. Another Rossiyanka Natalia Gerbulov with three penalties, took the 8th place. Three penalties and Catherine Glazyrina, which remained at the 22-th position, Anna Nikulina in two penalties for 36th place.