Biathletes of the Russian team Alexey Volkov, Maxim Tsvetkov, Anton Babikov and Anton Shipulin (left to right) — winners of the world championship 2017 in the relay.
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Before Russian national team on biathlon has the task to win five medals at the Olympic games, which will be held on 9-25 February 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang

Biathletes of the Russian team needs to win at the Olympics 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang five awards, said the chief coach of the team Alexander Kasperovich. Before the men’s team’s goal to win three medals, one of which must be gold. The women’s team plans to win two awards.

“Of course, we have a plan focused training. As said Ricco gross, the men’s team set a goal at the Olympics to win at least three medals, one gold. Women have plan — two medals,” — quoted him “R-Sport”.

Three years ago at the Olympics in Sochi, Russian athletes have won four medals . Alexey Volkov, Evgeny Ustyugov, Dmitry Malyshko and Anton Shipulin won the relay 4×7,5 km, Olga Zaytseva showed the second result in the sprint, Yana Romanova, Olga Zaitseva, Ekaterina Shumilova and Olga Vilukhina won silver in the relay, Evgeny Garanichev finished third in the individual race.