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First World Cup for Babikov in Östersund Pursuit

2015/16 “Rookie of the season” Russia’s Anton Babikov claimed the first World Cup win in his career, covering 12.5K pursuit in 31:22.3 with one penalty. His teammate Maxim Tsvetkov hit all targets, finishing in second, 10.5 seconds back. Third went to France’s Martin Fourcade, 15.2 seconds back with four penalties… Read more at www.biathlonworld.com

Photo: Thord Eric Nilsson