Belarus names 2018 Olympic biathlon sprint squads

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Belarus names 2018 Olympic biathlon sprint squads

Coaches of the Belarusian national biathlon team have announced the participants of the sprint that will open the 2018 Olympic program. 

In the men's race, Belarus will be represented by Vladimir Chepelin, Sergei Bocharnikov, Roman Eletnov and Anton Smolsky. 

Only Chepelin has the experience of competing at the Olympic Games. In Sochi, he was 29th. The men's sprint will be held in Pyeongchang on February 11.

Women will compete in the same event on February 10. 

Belarus' women's biathlon team includes Darya Domracheva, Nadezhda Skardino, Nadezhda Pisareva and debutant of the Olympic Games Irina Krivko. 

In total, biathletes will contest 11 sets of medals in Pyeongchang.