Olena Zubrilova

Olena Mykolajiwna Subrylowa (* February 25, 1973 in Schostka, Sumy Oblast; native Olena Ogurzowa, Russian Олена Огурцова ) is a former Ukrainian biathlete who also started for Belarus. She was born in what was then the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic and took in the summer of 2002 the Belarusian citizenship. Subrylowa but continues to live in Kiev. She is a physical education teacher, has a daughter and was married from 1993 to 2000 with her former coach Roman Subrylow.


Olena Subrylowa won three silver over 7.5 km, 15 km and the 10 km pursuit at the World Cup 1997 in Osrblie. In the 1999 World Cup in Kontiolahti she won gold in the 10 km pursuit, bronze over 7.5 km in Oslo ( Holmenkollen ) each gold over 15 km and 12.5 km mass start, which were held because of the weather conditions in Kontialahti there. 2001 Pokljuka Bronze 15 km, 2002, she was again at Holmenkollen mass start World Champion and 2003 in Khanty-Mansiysk Silver 15 km and 2005 bronze over 7.5 km. With the season they won in 1996, 2000 and 2001 respectively bronze. She won twenty World Cup race until March 2006 and in 1999 and 2000, second in 2001 and third in the overall World Cup. Subrylowa was 1994-2006 Olympics in four games at the start. The best result here in 2006 was a fourth place in the relay. In the individual competitions, she was unable to repeat their success at World Championships and she finished her career without an Olympic medal.

After an unsuccessful season 2005/ 06 Olena Subrylowa had posted and announced to want to pay greater attention to their daughter and work as a trainer her career end. Nevertheless, it was the second World Cup of the season 2006/ 07 in Hochfilzen again as active biathlete at the start. Her last race she contested finally the first sprint of the European Cup in 2006 Obertilliach on 15 December 2006 when she was third again. Since the 2007 season, she works as a trainer.

Biathlon World Cup rankings

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