Russian biathlete Anton Shipulin won the pursuit race at the final world Cup stage in Holmenkollen.
Compared to yesterday’s sprint their stay in the top 3 confirmed by Martin Fourcade, Johannes boe and Anton Shipulin – the Norwegian was unable to defend his Friday’s victory, which was used by the Russians, for whom today’s victory was the tenth in his career on the stages of the world Cup.
Shipulin, the younger boe and Fourcade at the same time came to the crucial firing line – only the Russians managed to work out without a miss, which opened him the way to victory. Fourcade on the last lap easily ran away from the Norwegian and took the second place.
Launched the fifth Sergey Semenov at each approach to the shooting range had made one blunder, the leader of the Ukrainian team dropped to 17th place, but guaranteed a part in tomorrow’s mass start. Pryma Artem with only one misfire at the shooting played 17 lines and finished in a decent 22-m a place.
Holmenkollen. Men. Results pursuit:
1. Anton Shipulin (Russia, 0+0+1+0) 32:11,9
2. Martin Fourcade (France, 1+0+0+1) +5,7
3. Johannes Bø (Norway, 1+0+0+1) +21,6
17. Sergey Semenov (1+1+1+1) +1:49,5
21. Pryma Artem (1+0+0+0) +2:23,9
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