1 July 2011Dmitry Vasiliev: “St. Petersburg biathlon federation will play a pioneering role in some of the questions.”
Middle June a
two-timeOlympic champion, a RBU Council member Dmitry Vasiliev has got 23 out of 24 votes at the election of the St. Petersburg federation’s president. In the interview to biathlonrus.com Vasiliev has shared his views on the first steps at his new post, main ways of development, fight for the biathlon bases and innovative ideas.
29 June 2011
Training sessions in rain or sunshine, floorball for relaxation and fight for the
top-ratedtennis player rank — everything is avalable for the women national B team. Biathlonrus.com has visited the training camp in Otepaa, experienced the working and romantic atmosphere and made sure, that the biathletes from the second team are not going to yield to the A team sportsmen in any respect.
28 June 2011
The national men team is heading home for the self training. Biathlonrus.com recalls the best moments of the Vuokatti training camp and presents the exclusive video and photos from the fishing of Anton Shipulin and Vyacheslav Akimov.
27 June 2011
Andrey Gerbulov holds a stopwatch all the time, Evgeny Ustyugov relaxes on the mat, and Vladimir Semakov fixes his rifle. Biathlonrus.com has witnessed the last shooting training session in Vuokatti.
26 June 2011
The national junior and youth biathlon teams hold the demonstrative training session in honour of the XXII
All-RussianOlympic day. On June 23 and June 25 the fans and the media had a chance to have a master class from the future biathlon Olympians.
23 June 2011
A triathlon with the Wolfgang Pichler’s system, a joint training session of the Russian biathletes and Kathrin Hitzer, smiles and titanic efforts — biathlonrus.com has trained with the women team for several days and ascertained that even the small troubles could not stop the girls.
22 June 2011
Training in the
world-famousski tunnel, detailed training plans’ analysis, the quad bikes and Finnish eco-products— biathlonrus.com has visited the training camp of the men A and B teams in Vuokatti and discovered that the training process as well as the days off are very diverse in June.
21 June 2011
Biathlonrus.com represents a new column
«10 relevant questions», which consists of the uncensored video-interviewswith the main heroes of the biathlon stage. The head coach of the Russian national teams Valery Polkhovsky opens the new item.
20 June 2011
First performance of Evgeny Garanichev at the world cup in Anterselva was unexpectedly successful and surprised many people. The newcomer himself believes that this success has been a logical result of his work. Telling the biathlonrus.com about his gradual rise the ex- debutant of the national team has also told about the transition from
cross-countryskiing to biathlon, his clones in the internet and his girlfriend.
17 June 2011
The men youth and junior teams have their preseason training camp in Ostrov, Pskov region. Biathlonrus.com arrived to Ostrov in the middle of the training and found out what new to the work of the youth team was brought by the Russian coach with the German past Robert Kabukov, how hard train the biathletes and what they like to do in their free time.
16 June 2011
Education on the base on the Federal Center for winter sports, acting coaches and referees as tutors and the plans for the students’ recruitment. After two decades, Russian regional universities resume education of biathlon coaches. Biathlonrus.com has learned where and how will study the first students specialized in «Theory and Practice of biathlon».
9 June 2011
Foreseeing the summer and the autumn full of events, biathlonrus.com dives into geography and publishes a list of countries and regions the Russian biathletes and coaches booked a tour to. All combinations are available in the best biathlon travel guide — from the advanced foreign routes for national teams to the summer biathlon national championship
9 June 2011
First Russian ski treadmill, supermodern test chamber, rehabilitation rooms and apparatus for reaction speed estimation — the
brand-newmultidisciplinary laboratory for check-upand diagnosis of elite sportsmen was opened in Moscow. Biathlonrus.com reports the details of the first official visit and reveals the members of the biathlon national team to visit the laboratory first.
8 June 2011
The first comprehensive interview Andrey Gerbulov has given after the finish of the first training camp which is one month after his appointment as a head coach of the men team. He is a
well-knownman of few words; however the biathlonrus.com columnist Konstantin Boytsov has met Andrey Gerbulov to find out that he likes his work more than interviews as ever.
6 June 2011
Together with the summer equipment the men national team has got real football boots today. The team is about to leave for the second training camp in Vuokatti, Finland. Biathlonrus.com has visited today Adidas office, where the best country’s biathletes equipped to talk and find out what biathletes need football boots for.
3 June 2011
post-sovietbiathlon textbook in Russian, children’s rifle from Izhmekh and the RBU, a new president of the Moscow region biathlon federation Anfisa Rezsova, and modern coaching staff in Russia — almost lost in the flow of the news from the RBU Council, with the help of Konstantin Boytsov biathlonrus.com analyzes the final session, captures the most important themes and compares it with the previous RBU Councils.
28 May 2011
Olga Zaytseva in public announced her decision to continue till the home Olympic Games in Sochi. The biathlon fans exhaled and so did biathlonrus.com. Our columnist Konstantin Boytsov recalls the image of Olga Zaytseva in 2002, her progressive motion to the leadership in the national team and gives examples of the champion comebacks to the sport.
27 May 2011
Sergey Kushchenko celebrates his 50th birthday and receives greetings from all over the world. Biathlonrus.com congratulates Sergey and publishes small part of the warm wishes, received today on the name of Mr. Kushchenko.
25 May 2011
The date of the
first-everOlympic mixed relay, the debates on the «sportsmen nationality» issue and the positive remarks from the IBU on the RBU work- biathlonrus.com publishes the latest news from the international political stage. The 101st meeting of the IBU Executive Board was recently held near Salzburg. The IBU first Vice-presidentand RBU CEO Sergey Kushchenko summarized the results.
24 May 2011
The RBU President Mikhail Prokhorov has decided to assign Sergey Chepikov as an acting member of the RBU Executive Board after Svetlana Ishmouratova stated her secession from the Board. His candidature will be submitted for consideration at the next RBU Conference.