Medalist at the Biathlon World Championships Nikita Porshnev plans to participate in competitions again after a “short break”, reports the press service of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBR).
On Friday, Porshnev took 106th place in the sprint of the second stage of the Alfa-Bank Russian Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk. After the race, the 27-year-old biathlete told that he had decided to end his professional career.
— Good news from Nikita Porshnev! The athlete had a difficult day today. He now plans to take a short break, get healthy and return to the big arena, the post said.
Porshnev is a bronze medalist at the 2019 World Championships in the relay race, a silver medalist at the 2022 European Championships in the sprint and a winner at the 2019 Universiade in the 20 kilometer individual race.
Pursuit races will take place on Saturday during the second stage of the Russian Cup. The broadcast of the men’s pursuit race will begin at 9:35 a.m. Moscow time, and the broadcast of the women’s pursuit race will begin at 12:50 p.m. Moscow time. Watch live broadcasts on the channel, matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru sites.
Source : MatchTV
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