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New Biathlon victory and Holmenkoll award for Berger

altNorway's Tora Berger won the women's 12.5km biathlon World Cup event at Holmenkollen on Sunday, ahead of Slovakia's Anastasia Kuzmina. Belarus' Daria Domratsjeva placed third.

 

This also means that she has won the World Cup overall this season.

Berger was also awarded the Holmenkoll Medal, Norway's highest distinction within ski sport.

Biathlete Martin Fourcade of France also received the award.

(NRK)


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