By Yegor Glebov
Triple 2014 Sochi Olympic champion wins final mass start, held during Belarus’ Open Summer Biathlon Championship
Darya Domracheva took the lead thanks to accurate shooting across all four ranges, and not a single miss. Her result of 36 minutes 07 seconds combined with winning all her personal races, including the sprint and pursuit, made her the clear victor.
Ukrainian Olga Abramova claimed silver, being 2 minutes 08.2 seconds behind Darya in the women’s mass start (and with three misses). Anastasia Duborezova of Belarus finished third (two misses and 2 minutes 22.3 seconds behind Darya).
The Belarusian Open Summer Biathlon Championship also featured representatives from Russia and Lithuania, as the Raubichi event is a preliminary stage in the coming winter biathlon season.
After the competition, athletes from the Belarusian squad left for the training camp in Finland, to train on snow.
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