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Anton Shipulin and Daria Virolainen placed second in sprints at the World Cup in Pokljuka

Russia's Anton Shipulin finished second in the sprint at the World Cup in Pokljuka, Slovenia. Bjoern Ferry of Sweden won the race, while Germany's Arnd Peiffer placed third. Another Russian athlete Dmitry Malyshko finished fourth. Katharina Innerhofer from Austria won the women's sprint, while Russia's Daria Virolainen placed second. Nadezhda Skardino from Belarus finished third.

World Cup. Pokljuka (Slovenia)

Sprint. Men

1. Bjoern Ferry (Sweden) — 25:03,5 (1)

2. Anton Shipulin (Russia) +1,5 (0)

3. Arnd Peiffer (Germany) +2,7 (1)

4. Dmitry Malyshko (Russia) +2,9 (0)

13. Evgeny Ustyugov (Russia) +46,5 (1)

31. Alexey Volkov (Russia) +1:49,3 (2)

57. Evgeny Garanichev (Russia) +3:25,4 (5)

78. Alexander Loginov (Russia) +5:23,1 (4)

Anton Shipulin: “I have motivation. My results will improve”

Sprint. Women

1. Katharina Innerhofer (Austria) — 21:19,1 (0)

2. Daria Virolainen (Russia) +9,2 (0)

3. Ndezhda Skardino (Belarus) +12,1 (0)

13. Yana Romanova (Russia) +1:00,2 (2)

14. Olga Vilukhina (Russia) +1:01,1 (1)

16. Ekaterina Shumilova (Russia) +1:12,2 (0)

32. Olga Zaitseva (Russia) +1:51,7 (3)

47. Olga Podchufarova (Russia) +2:17,4 (3)

Daria Virolainen: “I have been nervous for several days”

RBU Media Office