Yaroshenko triumphant again
Dmitri Yaroshenko was again triumphant at the Summer Biathlon World Championships in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic with victory in the men's pursuit.
Yaroshenko, who prevailed in the men's sprint race on Saturday, took gold again in the 12.5km pursuit, ahead of Olexander Bilanenko of the Ukraine in a time of 33:04.05.
Krasimir Anev of Bulgaria took the bronze medal, but it was all about Yaroshenko, who again shone as he stormed home over thirty seconds clear.
In the women's 10km pursuit, Poland's Krystyna Palka clinched gold in a time of 28:41.07, as she pipped Valj Semerenko of the Ukraine with a composed performance.
The bronze medal was taken by Palka's compatriot Weronika Nowakowska-Ziemniak.
Men's 12.5km pursuit results:
1. YAROSHENKO Dmitri (RUS) - 33:04.5
2. BILANENKO Olexander (UKR) - 33:35.1
3. ANEV Krasimir (BUL) - 33:59.4
4. SLESINGR Michal (CZE) - 34:18.5
5. KORASTYLEV Sergey (RUS) - 34:26.5
Women's 10km pursuit results:
1. PALKA Krystyna (POL) - 28:41.7
2. SEMERENKO Valj (UKR) - 29:26.1
3. NOWAKOWSKA-ZIEMNIAK Weronika (POL) - 29:57.2
4. VITKOVA Veronika (CZE) - 30:02.0
5. PIDHRUSHNA Olena (UKR) - 30:17.5