18 September 2012, Tuesday, 15:50

BST will broadcast summer biathlon world championship to 46 countries

author: Dmitry Slezin

The summer biathlon world championship-2012 will be opened in Ufa on September 19.

Bashkir satellite TV (BST) will broadcast all races in high definition format. Fans can watch the programs not just on TV screens but also on the official BST site in online mode. BST will show the championship in 46 countries.

17 countries have already confirmed their participation in the competitions, including the best biathlon stars – Natalie Burdyga and Vita Semerenko from Ukraine, Alexei Almukov from Austria, Galina Vishnevskaya from Kazakhstan and one of the leaders of Russian national team Anton Shipulin. Maxim Chudov expected to take part in the races too. The program of the championship includes mixed relay race, sprint and pursuit.