Anton Babikov

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MOSCOW, March 1. /TASS/. The Ministry of sport of the Russian Federation was awarded to the biathlete, world champion in 2017 in the relay Anton Babikov the title of honored master of sports. Relevant document published on the Ministry’s website.

In accordance with the order of the honored masters of sports have also become European champion 2014 in badminton Ivan Sozonov and members of the national team of Russia on hockey with the ball Janis Befus and Igor Larionov.

During the Hochfilzen biathlon world Championships Babikov won the gold medal in the relay race, also on account of his victory and third place at the world Cup .