Fourcade wins biathlon pursuit title

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RUHPOLDING, Germany (AP) -- Martin Fourcade of France won gold in the pursuit race Sunday at the biathlon world championships, a day after clinching the sprint.

Fourcade led from start to finish on the 12.5-kilometer course to win by 5.2 seconds from Carl Johan Bergman of Sweden in second. Anton Shipulin of Russia took the bronze.

Bergman was a bronze medalist in the sprint.