Belarus announced skips two North American events in Canmore and Salt Lake City. Previously it did also Russia and Sweden.
The Belarusian team fears acclimatization after Salt Lake City, because they are going to take part in their European Championship in Raubichi, Minsk. They lost Domracheva and Skardino, and the main task now - to get any medal on EC.
They said: "The team A, will not go to Canada and USA". But it doesn't mean, team B is going there. Last season team B, didn't take part in IBU Cup since 13 Jun 2018. Now, team B consists of 2 men and 3 women (ex-Russians).