14 March in Ostersund, Sweden in the framework of the biathlon world Cup hosted the first ever single mixed relay.
The winners of the race began March Rosseland and Johannes Bø from the Norwegian team, which finished without mistakes. In second place finished Dorothea Wierer and Lukas Hofer of Italy. Bronze was won by Sweden, which ran Hanna öberg and Sebastian Samuelsson.
The national team of Ukraine in the face of Anastasia and Dmitry Merkushin Pidruchna finished in 5th place. Note that after the second stage of the Ukrainian team was leading the race, but misses Nasti on the firing line allowed opponents to overtake our team.
After the final firing Pidruchny lost 3.2 seconds Matvey Eliseev, but managed to regain the lead and beat the opponent by 11 seconds.
March 16 at the world Cup will be female (14:15 on the Kiev time) and the men’s relay (17:30).