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Biathlon: Sprint win for Svendsen

altNorway's Emil Hegle Svendsen swept to victory in the men's 10km Biatlon World Championship sprint event at Nove Mesto on Saturday, ahead of defending champion Martin Fourcade of France.

Jakov Fak of Slovenia places third, while Norway's veteran Ole Einar Bjørndalen missed with one shot on the range and came fourth.

Svendsen has now a total of 14 World Championship medals, nine of them gold.

In the women's biathlon 7.5km sprint, Norway's Tora Berger had one miss on the range, and had to settle for silver, behind Ukraina's Olina Pidrushna.

(NRK)

 


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