Ekaterina Yurlova

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MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. World champion in biathlon Ekaterina Yurlova-Part became part of the Russian national team for centralized training for the Olympic games 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang. About it reports a press-service of the Russian biathlon Union (RBU).

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The women’s team was announced after a meeting of the Board of the RBU.

In addition Yurlova-Part, which in November 2016, gave birth to a daughter, the band includes Old Irina, Tatiana Akimova, Darya virolaynen, Victoria Slivko, Svetlana Mironova, Irina Plugin and Olga Podchufarova. The team missed Olympic champion 2010 in the relay Svetlana Sleptsova.

Regarding the coaching of the ladies team, it was decided to hold another working meeting, after which a final decision will be passed . It is reported that in the remaining until April 20 the time will be approved by the coaching staff to work with the backup teams. The final composition of the teams, including coaches, helpers and experts will be announced later.

Olympic games 2018 will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.