Yurlova-Perkht and Tsvetkov used solely three extra cartridges at eight firing ranges and coated the space (6 + 7.5 km) in 36.46.6 seconds. Recall that for 37-year-old Ekaterina, the Russian Championship was the primary begin after maternity depart. On the finish of the match, she introduced an announcement about her profession.
As for the second combined relay 2×6 km + 2×7.5 km, it was received by Belarusian biathletes. The group consisted of Irina Leshchenko, Anna Sola, Dmitry Lazovsky and Nikita Lobastov. They used eight additional rounds, ran one penalty lap, however all turned out to be quicker than much more correct opponents early.