MOSCOW, March 4. /TASS/. Russian biathlete Darya Virolainen won gold in sprint at a distance of 7.5 km at IBU Cup in the Finnish Lahti.

Russian woman overcame the distance in 20 minutes of 48.4 seconds, with one penalty in two loops. Second place went to her compatriot Ekaterina Shumilova (delay of 18.6; 0 misses), the third place took Russian Victoria Slivko (+30,7; 0).

The IBU Cup in Lahti will be completed on March 5 .