Biathlete secures silver for Slovakia at European championships

The 23-year old biathlete Paulína Fialková is having an excellent season.

Biathlete Paulína FialkováBiathlete Paulína Fialková (Source: TASR)

Slovak biathlete Paulína Fialková recorded the best finish of her career by winning silver in the women’s 12.5-km mass start race at the European Championships in Tyumen, Russia on February 28.

Fialková was deafeated only by Luise Kummer of Germany. Earlier, Fialková was also part of a mixed relay team featuring Jana Gereková, Matej Kazár and Martin Otčenáš that also won silver.

The 23-year old biathlete is experiencing an excellent season. Following top-ten results at the World Cup race in Ruhpolding, Germany, she maintained her momentum at the European Championships in Russia, too. In the individual pursuit race on February 27 she finished fifth, and on the following day she even appeared on the winners’ podium.

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