The Russian team has updated the record for the number of races on the world Cup without winning

Swedish biathlete Hannah Oberg won the mass start at sixth stage of the world Cup in Slovenian Pokljuka. 24-year-old athlete, making one mistake on four shooting, overcame the distance in 34 minutes 14.4 seconds.

Second place went to Italian Lisa Vittozzi (+5.4 seconds – 0 errors), and locked the three leaders of France’s anais Bescond (+27, 6 – 0). The best among the Russians became Svetlana Mironov, who finished 19th, Irina Starykh became the 20th, Ekaterina Yurlova-Part – 21.

Thus, the Russian team failed to reach the podium in the 26 th race in a row, which has updated its own record to 25 races without a medal, installed in 2016. Last time the Russians got into the top three in the world Cup in December Then Alexander Loginov has won the second place in the pursuit and women’s team took silver in the relay.