It should be noted that Ukrainian women have not won the World Cup biathlon since 1999, when at the 34th championship Ukrainian Yelena Zubrilova won three gold medals and one bronze, reports biathlon.com.ua.
The top five in the sprint race at the 7.5 kilometers in Nove Mesto, is as follows:
1. Pidhrushna Elena (Ukraine) - 21.02,1 (0 penalty laps)
2. Tora Berger (Norway) - lag 6.4 (1)
3. Vita Semerenko (Ukraine) - + 22.8 (0)
4. Olga Zaitseva (Russia) - + 24.5 (1)
5. Viluhina Olga (Russia) - + 25.3 (0)
Yelena Pidhrushna is a Ukrainian national, born in 1987 in Poland.