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5 Jul 2016

Team-relay gold for Belarus at UIPM Senior European Championships

MINSK, 5 July (BelTA) – Irina Prosnetsova and Yekaterina Orel have claimed the Team-Relay Women gold of the UIPM Senior European Championships, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian Modern Pentathlon Federation.

On the first day of the European sport forum which is underway is Sofia, Bulgaria, the Belarusians scored a total of 1,377 points. At the start of the tournament Irina Prosentsova and Yekaterina Orel showed their best in fencing and riding. They stood on top of the table before the combined event. In the last event of the relay the Belarusians finished 3rd, but the points they scored kept their leading position in the overall standings. Silver went to Janine Kohlmann and Ronja Doring of Germany (1,364 points). Bronze was collected by Tamara Alekszejev and Alexandra Boros of Hungary (1,348 points).

Irina Prosentsova and Yekaterina Orel won bronze at the world championships in Moscow in May 2016.

The UIPM Senior European Championships in the Bulgarian capital will continue with the Team-Relay Men event, where Belarus will be represented by Nikolai Gayanovsky and Kirill Kasyanik.

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