Ukrainian biathlete Yulia Jim in brilliant style won the individual race in Pokljuka and opened the score of personal victories on the world Cup.
Jim showed only 24th on the tracks, but in the individual race by Julia in the first place needed a clean shoot, it performed admirably, knocking out 20 targets out of 20! On the last lap Jim in absentia against Polish Monika Hojnisz has maintained a 15-second advantage and was the third Olympic champion after Valj Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna with personal victory in the world Cup.
For Saturday’s sprint Jim would be in the yellow Jersey of the world Cup. The representative of Ukraine for the first time since 2014 is headed by personal offset of the competition.
Thanks to the victory Jima in today’s race Ukraine took the lead in the Nations Cup, ahead of nearest rival by 5 points.
The medal collection of Yulia Jima – a set of the dream of most athletes. From Kiev is the Olympic champion, double Vice-world champion, four-time European champion and five-time winner of the Cup.