Lineup for 2013 Champions Race Announced

The Russian Biathlon Union has announced an impressive list of 20 athletes who will be participating in the 2013 Champions Race on April 6 in Moscow, Russia.

Here are the athletes and some of their career highlights:

Men:

  1. Martin Fourcade (France) – silver medalist of the Olympic games 2010, five-time world champion, six-time silver medalist of the world championships
  2. Emil Hegle Svendsen (Norway) – two-time Olympic champion and silver medalist of the Olympic games 2010, 11–time world champion, four-time silver medalist of the world championships
  3. Dominik Landertinger (Austria) – silver medalist of the Olympic games 2010, world champion and silver medalist of the world championship 2009
  4. Jakov Fak (Slovenia) – bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2010, world champion, silver medalist of the world championship
  5. Evgeny Ustyugov (Russia) – Olympic champion and bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2010, two-time silver medalist of the world championships
  6. Anton Shipulin (Russia) – bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2010, silver and two-time bronze medalist of the world championships
  7. Tarjei Boe (Norway) – Olympic champion of the Games 2010, seven-time world champion
  8. Bjoern Ferry (Sweden) – Olympic champion of the Games 2010, world champion, silver and bronze medalist of the world championship
  9. Simon Fourcade (France) – world champion, three-time silver medalist of the world championships
  10. Christoph Sumann (Austria) – two-time silver medalist of the Olympic games 2010, two-time silver medalists of the world championship

Women:

  1. Tora Berger (Norway) – Olympic champion of the Games 2010, eight-time world champion, five-time silver medalist of the world championships
  2. Daria Domracheva (Belarus) – bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2010, two-time world champion, three-time silver medalist of the world championships
  3. Marie Dorin Habert (France) – silver and bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2010, three-time silver medalist of the world championships
  4. Kaisa Makarainen (Finland) – world champion, silver and bronze medalists
  5. Gabriela Soukalova (Czech Republic) – bronze medalist of the world championship 2013
  6. Anastasia Kuzmina (Slovakia) – Olympic champion and silver medalist of the Olympic games 2010, silver medalist of the world championship 2009
  7. Miriam Gossner (Germany) – two-time world champion
  8. Vita Semerenko (Ukraine) – two-time silver and three-time bronze medalist of the world championships
  9. Olga Vilukhina (Russia) – bronze medalist of the world championship 2012
  10. Valj Semerenko (Ukraine) – two-time silver and bronze medalist of the world championships

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