Fourcade, Neuner win biathlon sprints
Friday, February 10, 2012
KONTIOLAHTI, Finland (AP) -- Martin Fourcade of France edged Timofey Lapshin of Russia to win a 10-kilometer World Cup sprint on Saturday.
With one penalty, Fourcade finished in 24 minutes, 58.2 seconds, just nine-tenths of a second ahead of Timofey Lapshin, who shot clean in the cold.
Switzerland's Benjamin Weger was third, 1.6 seconds back.
Magdalena Neuner of Germany won the women's 7.5-kilometer sprint in 23 minutes, 7.4 seconds, ahead of Makarainen of Finland and Darya Domracheva of Belarus.