The Minister of Sport of Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko said that Khanty-Mansiysk has very big chances to host the Biathlon World Championships 2020.
“The competition in world biathlon is very tough. We will do our best to support Khanty-Mansiysk. This city stands at the origins of popularization and development of biathlon in Russia. We need to remember it and appreciate it. I think that Khanty-Mansiysk has all the chances to host the Biathlon World Championships, but we need to work hard”, – said Vitaly Mutko on the press-conference in Khanty-Mansiysk.
It is to be noted that Khanty-Mansiysk is going to apply for hosting the Biathlon World Championships 2020.