The Organizing Committee of IBU Cup Final 2017/18 in Khanty-Mansiysk has received the first applications for participation in the event. The final leg of IBU Cup will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk on March 13-17.
At the moment there are 11 preliminary event registration entries from national federations. These countries are Bulgaria, Croatia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Moldova, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden and Ukraine.
The most numerous team among them is Ukraine. It consists of 15 athletes (7 men and 8 women). Only one biathlete will represent the team of Spain. It will be Victoria Padal Hernandez. The native of Granada became the first representative of her country, who won medals at the European Biathlon Championships.
In total, the entries include 81 athlete and 51 official that are going to participate in the IBU Cup Biathlon Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk.
All teams must send information about estimated number of athletes and team staff (registration by number) until February 12. Until February 26 national federations shall provide the Organizing Committee with the names of the participants.
Media can apply for accreditation right now using the following link: http://biathlon.ugrasport.com/en/accreditation-for-media/
Khanty-Mansiysk will host the IBU Cup Final for the first time. The program of the competition will include three races – super sprint, sprint and pursuit. They will be held on March 14, 16 and 17.