European Biathlon Championship starts in Raubichi

On February 26, the European Biathlon Championship starts at the Republican Center for Olympic Winter Sports Training "Raubichi". 40 countries and 297 athletes will take part in it.

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The opening ceremony will be held at 11.00. And at 13.00 the continental forum will begin with the qualification of the super sprint for men.

Competitions will continue tomorrow, February 27, with a supermixst and mixed relay, on February 29th there will be women's and men's sprints. And on March 1, the competition will end with pursuit races.

The championship was moved to the Raubichi sports complex, because due to the warm weather in Estonia, the organizers could not guarantee the conditions necessary for the event. The Ministry of Sports and Tourism of Belarus, representatives of the RCUB "Raubichi" announced their readiness to host the forum. So, snow was brought from Minsk, ski resorts, included guns.


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