Martin Fourcade

Fourcade Cleans Standing Stages; Cruises to Pursuit Win

France’s Martin Fourcade sealed his first victory in the men’s 12.5K pursuit this afternoon with two fast clean standing stages after missing a single prone shot in the first stage. He finished in 29:14.6, 49.2 seconds ahead of Slovenia’s Jakov Fak, with two penalties. This was Fak’s first podium since March 2015. Third place went to Quentin Fillon Maillet, also with two penalties, 50.1 seconds back. Read more at www.biathlonworld.com

Photo: Johan Axelsson