Biathlon: Bjoerndalen, Skjelbreid Poiree win again

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree won the men's and women's pursuit race respectively in Kontiolahti, Finland on Sunday. And they both did it in style. This was Bjoerndalen's 40th World Cup win of his career. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree won the men's and women's pursuit race respectively in Kontiolahti, Finland on Sunday. And they both did it in style. Bjoerndalen, who started the race 40 seconds ahead of Norway team-mate Hallvard Hanevold, won 1 minute and 13 seconds ahead of France's Raphael Poiree. This was Bjoerndalen's 40th World Cup win of his career. 'I'm feeling better and better after a hard training period in recent weeks,' Bjoerndalen told NRK-TV after the race. Skjelbreid Poiree, who returned to the scene after a year off last season, won the women's pursuit race 1.18 minute ahead of Germany's Kati Wilhelm. Lasse Loennebotn

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