Sunny opening to biathlon holiday on Pokljuka

The Biathlon World Cup on Pokljuka started on Tuesday with official training. Until Sunday, more than 300 biathletes from 32 countries will participate on Pokljuka, including the leading names of the world biathlon.

There will also be seven Slovenian biathletes led by Jakov Fak. On Tuesday, on the press conference, Slovenian athletes presented their expectations and plans for the home races.

In the beautiful sunny weather, biathletes tested the new course. Another opportunity to become acquainted with it will be today, when another official training is scheduled.

Competitions start on Thursday. First will start men with a 20 km individual race, while the women will compete in a 15 km individual event on Friday. Saturday is reserved for single mixed and mixed relays. The World Cup on Pokljuka Plateau will end on Sunday with men’s and women’s mass start races.