– Irina Plugin will replace Tatiana Akimova in the Russian team at the relay in the stage of the biathlon world Cup in Ruhpolding, the press service of the Russian biathlon Union (RBU) on Saturday.
“Akimov was limping in the evening training and will not be able to start in the relay. It is likely that Tatiana will participate in Sunday’s mass start”, – stated in the message.
The women’s relay will take place on Saturday will start at 16:30 GMT. Thus, the Russian team will be: Uliana Kaisheva, virolaynen Daria, Irina Plugin, Ekaterina Yurlova-Part.
The day before hosted the men’s relay, the Russian team won bronze.