Ukrainian biathlete Jim decided to finish his career

Украинская биатлонистка Джима передумала завершать карьеру

The leader of the national team of Ukraine on biathlon Yulia Jim will continue his career next season.

The President of the biathlon Federation of Ukraine Volodymyr Brynzak upheld the decision of Jim and noted that the preparations for the new season from Kiev will be held separately from the rest of the team under the leadership of former coach Uros Velepec follows.

“As Jim approached the method of training of the Uros Velepec, who brought it to a new qualitative level of results, and the athlete trusts the coach, we agreed with by the Uros and with the Slovenian Federation, that the preparatory work of Julia will be held in part of the Slovenian national team”, – quotes the portal Brynzak Biathlon.com.ua.

In the international arena Jim began performing in 2008. After three years at the Junior level from Kiev became the first Ukrainian team and soon became its indispensible part.

At the Olympic games in Sochi, Jim along with her sisters Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna she won the gold medal in the relay. Also on account of Julia and two silver medals in relays at the world Championships and four victories at the European Championships, including one gold in the individual competition.

At the world Cup, Jim won three times in relays and individual races four times on the podium three times and finished in the top 15 of the standings of the world Cup.

Last season Yulia Jim in personal offset of the world Cup has occupied 11-e a place. Ukrainian stayed within the verge of winning the Small crystal globe in the standings of the individual race.

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