The reigning world Cup winner Martin Fourcade remains undefeated in the sprint races in the season 2016-2017.
Fourcade went to his duty victory, but a mistake at the front Desk questioned the winning plans of the French biathlete. On the last lap Martin ran away with a 12-second gap from the immaculately shoot of Anton Shipulin move Fourcade eliminated the advantage of the Russians, and the last 800 meters around the schedule of the opponent.
Very close to a long-awaited victory at the world Cup slumped Emil Svendsen Norwegian would surely win the sprint, if not for the mistake last shot on the counter. On the last lap Svendsen confirmed his excellent form, taking the prize with his compatriot Johannes boe.
In the sprint in Nove mesto suddenly shot Sergey Semenov, modestly speaking at the inaugural world Cup. After the second shooting schedule of the Ukrainian was the second seed with a perfect rifle work just nine seconds behind Shipulin. Unfortunately, kicking Sergei could not catch hold of the prize, losing four men with one penalty. A final seventh place – excellent position you in the pursuit of attacking the top places.
Place in the top 30 at the end of the sprint was taken by Dmitry Pidruchny, pryma Artem and Vitaly Chelcicky. For Alexander Fat stage in Nove mesto completed, hardly even begun.
Nove Mesto. Men. The results of the sprint:
1. Martin Fourcade (France, 0+1) 23:48.0
2. Anton Shipulin (Russia, 0+0) +1.6
3. Emil Svendsen (Norway, 0+1) +6.4
7. Sergey Semenov (Ukraine, 0+0) +18.8
22. Pidruchnuy Dmytro (Ukraine, 1+0) +50.2
23. Pryma Artem (Ukraine, 1+0) +57.2
27. Vitaly Kilchitsky (Ukraine, 0+0) +1:05.5
72. Alexander Bold (Ukraine, 1+1) +2:29.9
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