Oeberg won the sprint at the Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding


Swedish biathlete Elvira Eberg won the sprint race at the Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany.

On Wednesday, the women were the strongest in the 7.5 km sprint race. The best of all overcame the distance from the representative of Sweden Elvira Eberg. She did not allow a single miss and showed the result of 19 minutes 45.2 seconds.

Silver went to the Norwegian Martha Ulsby-Roiseland, 21.6 seconds behind, the third place was shown by Italian Dorothea Wierer, 29.7 seconds back. Both athletes were also accurate on both shooting ranges.

Of the Russians, Svetlana Mironova showed the best result, finishing eighth, 50.9 seconds back. Valeria Vasnetsova is 18th, Kristina Reztsova is 20th, Irina Kazakevich is 35th, Ulyana Nigmatullina is 49th.