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Maxim Burtasov finished fourth in the individual race at the IBU cup in Forni Avoltri

The men's individual race of the fourth IBU cup took place on January 7th in Italian Forni Avoltri. Maxim Burtasov was the best among the Russians, finishing at the fourth place with two misses. Another two Russians finished in the top-20 — Alexey Trusov and Sergey Korastylev. Dmitry Yaroshenko missed three times and placed 24th. Erik Lesser from Germany celebrated the victory, Lars Hegle Birkeland from Norway and Daniel Graf from Germany missed once and finished at the second and third places accordingly.

IBU cup. Forni Avoltri. Individual race. Men.

1. Erik Lesser (Germany) — 53:24.1 (0).

2. Lars Hegle Birkeland (Norway) +1:13.9 (1).

3. Daniel Graf (Germany) +1:45.9 (1).

4. Maxim Burtasov (Russia) +2:25.8 (2)…

14. Alexey Trusov (Russia) +3:56.0 (3)…

19. Sergey Korastylev (Russia) +4:23.8 (1)…

24. Dmitry Yaroshenko (Russia) +4:44.5 (3)…

31. Evgeny Boyarskikh (Russia) +5:33.0 (1)…

77. Dmitry Dyuzhev (Russia) +10:07.9 (8).

In the women's individual race Russian women have also failed to finish at the podium. Anna Bulygina was the best, finishing 8th.

RBU Media Office