The Tyumen Russian Biathlon Championships was a successful. This was stated in an interview with the observer of the Tyumen line, Governor of the Tyumen region, a member of the board of the Russian Biathlon Union Vladimir Yakushev.
“I liked the championship. The most important thing is that almost all the best sportsmen of the country, as well as numerous fans, have come to the competitions. Biathlonists showed interesting races and sports fans gave them warm support. As a result, we got a wonderful sports festival”, – the head of the region underlined.
It is to be recalled that , the Russian biathlon championship in the Tyumen winter sports center “The Pearl of Siberia” ended in a bright victory, which was won by the Tyumen biathlete Yevgeny Garanichev in the 15-kilometer mass start race. The Tyumen citizen Alexander Loginov won a bronze medal in this race.
“On the last day of the competition, our two athletes climbed the podium. It’s heartening to see that”, – shared his impressions Vladimir Yakushev.
The head of the region thanked all fans of the biathlon of the Tyumen region, as well as those who came from other regions. We add that both days of the competitions, on April 1 and 2, the podium “The Pearls of Siberia” were filled almost completely. The glorified Alexander Tikhonov highly appreciated the event and noted that such a large number of fans in the Russian championship is pleased and testifies that biathlon is loved and appreciated in the Tyumen region.