19 September 2012, Wednesday, 9:49

World summer biathlon championship-2012 starts in Ufa

author: Dmitry Slezin

Opening ceremony of world summer biathlon championship-2012 will take place in Ufa, sports center “Biathlon”, on September 19 at 19:30 (local time).

17 countries have already confirmed their participation, including foreign 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 competitions includes mixed relay race, sprint and pursuit.