The first races of the European Biathlon Championship will be held today in Raubichi. The day before, the technical staff of the track completed the final preparations, and the athletes conducted the first official trainings, including the stars of world biathlon Tarja Be of Norway and Russian Alexander Loginov. Russia as a whole brought its strongest line-up. Representatives of the International Biathlon Union were satisfied with the preparation of Raubichi for high-status competitions. Today, the program of continental competitions includes two individual races among men and women.