Biathlete Bailey said that almost a year were preparing for a victorious race at the world Cup
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HOCHFILZEN /Austria/, on February 16. /Spec. Q. TASS Artem Kuznetsov/. American biathlete Lowell Bailey in may of 2016, began deliberately to prepare for the individual race at the world Cup in Hochfilzen, which he won. He stated this at a press conference after winning the gold medal.
American biathlete Bailey won the individual race at the world Cup
Gold Bailey became the first in history for team USA at the world Championships. Second place was taken by Czech Ondrej moravec, the top three was rounded out by Frenchman Martin Fourcade.
“I’m glad that now woke me up, Bailey said. – Dreams come true. In preparation for this race I focused back in may, because I realized that it was my only chance to win a world championship medal. Starting training in may, I’ve had this race in mind. And now I am very happy that I can share this success with the team, without which I would not have achieved this result .”
According to the biathlete, his next goal is the successful performance at the Olympic games 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang.
The best of the Russians in the individual race was Anton Shipulin, located on the seventh position.