Russia’s Olympic Relay Champion Dmitry Malyshko with one penalty won the men’s sprint at IBU Cup 3 in 24:44.1. Karolin Horchler of Germany won the afternoon women's sprint, with clean shooting in 21:38.5.
Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen of Norway shot clean on his way to a confident win in the men’s individual at the IBU Cup 3 in 48:39.0. Second went to Belgium’s Michael Roesch with one penalty, 1:07.1 back. Volodymyr Siemakov of Ukraine, the second clean shooter of the day, finished third, 1:33.5
IBU Cup 3 kicks off tomorrow in Obertilliach, Austria, with 42 federations, including 150 men and 122 competing in this last IBU Cup in December.
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The move from the dark of Östersund to snowy, windy Hochfilzen was just the remedy that several established stars and teams needed to get their seasons in high gear. Although the weather was either snowy or windy, the biggest names in the sport simply carrying on as expected. Biathlon is
Russia’s Uliana Kaisheva doubled up today winning the IBU Cup women’s pursuit, with two penalties, in 31:02.9 just one day after winning the sprint title. This matched last year’s success when she also won the first pursuit of the season.