MOSCOW, March 12. /TASS/. The coach of Russian national team on biathlon has helped the Swiss Seraphina to Vistaru after breakage of skis during the mixed relay at the world Cup stage in Finnish Kontiolahti. About it reports a press-service of the International biathlon Union (IBU).

Great sportsmanship: broken ski for @SerafinWiestner and @russianbiathlon coach runs with a ski for him to continue #KON17 pic.twitter.com/3Wzyj6mNtN

— IBU World Cup (@IBU_WC) March 12, 2017

Mixed relay was held on Sunday. During the fourth stage of Wister broke a ski, and then one of the coaches of the Russian team gave him a new ski and helped replace the damaged, then the athlete was able to continue the race.

The next stage of the world Cup will be held in Norwegian Holmenkollen from 17 to 19 March .