Relay Sweep: Norwegian Flag-waving Men’s Relay Victory

Johannes Thingnes Boe carrying a Norwegian flag for almost 400 meters, smiled and waved to the crowd anchoring the Norwegian men to the Gold medal in 1:12:03.7. Johannes and teammates Lars Helge Birkeland, Sjaastad Christiansen and Tarjei Boe used just six spare rounds in the win that gave Norway a relay sweep at these IBU World Championships. Germany, with eight spares won the Silver medal, 38.1 seconds back. Russia, with seven spare rounds won the Bronze medal, 1:04.1 back. Read full story at

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