The Biathlon Champions Race and the Prize of the Governor of the Tyumen Region
For the first time the Biathlon Champions Race and traditional biathlon competitions for the Prize of the Governor of the Tyumen Region will be combined into the two competitions days on 9 and 10 of April 2016 in the city center of Tyumen, the Geolog Stadium.
Last year the winners of the Prize of the Governor of the Tyumen Region became Daria Domracheva and Anton Shipulin, second and third were taken by Daria Virolainen, Kaisa Makarainen, Martin Fourcade and Evgeniy Garanichev. The Champions Race defined the best team of Anton Shipulin and Ekaterina Yurlova, the second place went to Daria Virolainen and Simon Fourcade, the third place was taken by Jakov Fak and Teja Gregorin.
In 2016, according to tradition, the biathletes of the best 20 of the World Cup will take part in the upcoming event. Moreover, along with biathletes the strongest skiers of the planet will participate in the Biathlon Champions Race and Governor’s Prize.
The program of the two competition days includes shooting competitions, mass starts and mixed relay race among biathletes; qualifying races, mass starts and mixed relay race among skiers, as well as mixed relay team of biathletes and skiers. The competition winner will be a combined team of male and female biathletes and male and female skiers who won the final mixed relay.