Arnd Peiffer Claims IBU WCH Gold in Snowy, Windy 20K Individual

Germany’s Arnd Peiffer shot clean and won the Gold medal in the snowy, windy men’s 20K Individual at the IBU World Championships in 52:42.4. Prior to today, the 2018 Olympic Sprint Gold medalist had never been on the podium, let alone won this longest and most grueling biathlon competition. Vladimir Iliev of Bulgaria, with one penalty won the Silver medal, his first-ever podium and IBU WCH medal, 1:08.7 back. Tarjei Boe of Norway, also with one penalty just missed catching the Bulgarian in the last loop won the Silver medal, finishing .4 seconds behind his rival. Read full story at www.biathlonworld.com

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