Ukraine’s women team of biathletes won gold in the relay race at the Stage 5 of the BMW IBU World Cup. The event was held in Ruhpolding, Germany. Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee reported this at Facebook.
“Ukrainians came first in the relay race at the Stage 5 of the World Cup in Ruhpolding. Their time is (1+4) 1:16:14.2. Iryna Varvynets, Yulia Dzhyma, Valentyna Semerenko, Olena Pidhrushna - bravo!” reads the message.
President Petro Poroshenko congratulated the Ukrainian women’s team in their victory.
Thus, Ukraine claimed gold, Germany took silver, third place went to Italians, and Russia came fourth.