Biathlon: Shipulin on the podium with BAA and Fourcade

Anton Shipulin won the first season of the Russian medal in biathlon. And although Johannes boe and Martin Fourcade was ahead of Shipulin proved that the sixth place in the sprint at the world Cup in the French Annecy before it was a harbinger of awards. Anton is clearly dispersed in the pursuit, he became the third winning at the finish of used crumbs Alexander Loginov. And Loginov has received praise from Anton and secured its wooden medal hands with Fourcade.


Unstoppable this season, the Norwegian Johannes Bø four shooting unlike was Fourcade and Shipulin accurate. Martin missed twice, lost a minute with the second. Shipulin made one mistake, he lost to the Frenchman about 1десять seconds. Less than a second lost to Anton Loginov, also with one penalty. Anton Babikov, Evgeny Garanichev and Matvey Eliseev, as if by agreement, had organized his own trio: Babikov – 23, already 4 penalties, Garanichev – 24th, 3 penalties, Elisha – 25, also 3.

After the race Shipulin said that could fight for second place. “I thought when I saw that Fourcade goes to a penalty? Thought the price error: could fight for second, but had to fight for third. Fourcade was not in the best shape, legs we were on an equal footing. Were be and logins… In the sprint, I realized that I can endure, crashed through the wall, through which it could pass, but not yet final caught that speed where you would feel comfortable. Coach has done a large amount of work, it should be easier going.”

Alexander Loginov, who Shipulin did not expect, by his own admission, to see beside him at the finish line, admitted that coming to a state where you can have to keep good speed.

“We still did a good job in the preseason and before the season, – quotes words a press-service SBR. – Of course, a little sad that in Hochfilzen managed to gain higher status. There and shooting with no luck. But I think the work will be carried out so that in January to support a good result.”

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