Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Anton Shipulin named best biathlete in Russia

Anton Shipulin was recently named the best biathlete in Russia by the Russian Biathlon Union.

A graduate of Ural Federal University's Institute of Physical Culture, Sport and Youth Policy, Shipulin most recently competed in the Sochi Olympics. Prior to his appearance in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Shipulin competed in the World Cup, the IBU Cup and Universiade.

Shipulin earned a gold medal in the Sochi games in the men's relay race. In the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, the young athlete earned a bronze medal.

Shipulin also has one bronze and two silver medals from the World Biathlon of Europe competition. He was named the Athlete of the Year in 2013 by "GQ" magazine.