Biathlon: Svendsen wins season opener

Norway's double Olympic champion Emil Hegle Svendsen got a flying start to his biathlon World Cup campaign, winning the season-opening men's indivudal 20km in Østersund, Sweden on Thursday.

Svendsen's compatriot and 36-year-old veteran Ole Einar Bjoerndalen collected silver, while the bronze went to Martin Fourcade of France.

Norway's newcomer Tarjei Bø made it a near-pefect day for Norway by placing fourth.

(NRK)

 

25°C

Norway

Sunny

Humidity: 27%

Wind: 22.53 km/h

  • 21 Jun 2018 25°C 13°C
  • 22 Jun 2018 23°C 7°C
Banner 468 x 60 px