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14 Dec 2020

Alimbekava moves to second in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score

Alimbekava moves to second in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score

MINSK, 14 December (BelTA) – Belarus’ Dzinara Alimbekava has risen to the second spot in the IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score, BelTA has learned.

At BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Hochfilzen, Austria Dzinara Alimbekava graced the podium twice. She won the Women’s 7.5km Sprint and took silver in the Women's 10km Pursuit. Currently, the Belarusian has 265 points, just six points away from leader Marte Olsbu Roeiseland of Norway. Third goes Sweden’s Hanna Oeberg with 259 points.

Three more Belarusians earned points in the first three World Cup events: Iryna Kryuko is 23rd with 97 points, Elena Kruchinkina is 37th with 48 points and Hanna Sola is 60th with 12 points. In the IBU Women’s Nations Cup Score Belarus goes 9th with a total of 1,884 points. Sweden leads with 2,459 points, France is second with 2,305 points and Norway is third with 2,283 points.

Johannes Boe of Norway tops the Men’s World Cup Total Score with 296 points. Second goes Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelsson with 246 points. Third is France’s Quentin Fillon Maillet with 237 points. As for the Belarusian athletes, Anton Smolski goes 28th with 69 points, Sergey Bocharnikov is 34th with 59 points,  Maksim Varabei is 42nd with 31 points, Raman Yaliotnau is 54th with 10 points. Belarus is eighth in the IBU Man’s Nations Cup Score with a total of 1,716 points. Norway leads the standings with 2,571 points, Sweden goes second with 2,320 points and Germany is third with 2,297 points.

BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 4 will take place in Hochfilzen as well. The competitions will be held on 17-20 December.

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