Biathlete Yulia Dzhyma, one of the leaders of Ukraine's national team, came third in the sprint event at World Cup stage in Holmenkollen, Norway.
Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina claimed victory in the event; Belarusian Daria Domracheva followed her, finishing second.
1. Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK) - 21.31.8
2. Daria Domracheva (BEL) - 8.9
3. Yulia Dzhyma (UKR) - 29.2
The next stage of the World Cup will be held in Russia; Ukraine will not participate because most recently, the Parliament ruled to ban Ukrainian athletes from competing in Russia.