BEIJING, 18 February (BelTA) – Belarusian biathletes did not make it to the podium in the women's 12.5km mass start at Beijing 2022, BelTA has learned.
Hanna Sola placed 10th, 1 minute 36.2 seconds behind the winner. The Belarusian missed eight targets on the shooting range. Dzinara Alimbekava also missed eight targets and finished 12th(+2 minutes 1.2 seconds).
Frenchwoman Justine Braisaz-Bouchet won the mass start title. She crossed the line in a winning time of 40:18.0 beating the Norwegian duo of Tiril Eckhoff and Marte Olsbu Roeiseland into second and third place, respectively.
Men will be back in action in the 15km mass start. Belarus will be represented by Olympic silver medalist Anton Smolski.