The winners of the men’s mass start/ Twitter
In Sushine two races with a mass start ended with the traditional pre-season biathlon competitions in the framework of the open Cup Norway.
Victory in the women’s mass start was won by the Norwegian Tiril Eckhoff, a day earlier triumfovala in the sprint. Allowing one mistake in each of the four fire lines, the Norwegian showed a perfect run and on the last lap left in the lead.
Serious fight for second place developed between German Denise Herrmann and Norway’s Ingrid Tandrevold. Allowing for two penalties in the final standing, a little earlier to the distance of the left Tandrevold, however, the former skier Hermann already in the middle of the circle was able to approach close to the Norwegian, and at the finish line and is overtaken by 22-year-old athlete.
Tiril Eckhoff and Ingrid Candravali/ NRK
Norway Cup, Chosen. Mass start, women. Results:
1. Tiril Eckhoff, Norway (1+1+1+1) 37:18,2
2. Denise Herrmann, Germany (0+0+1+2) +14,1
3. Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold, Norway (0+1+1+2) +14,2
Full race results see here.
In the men’s mass start victory has issued the eldest of the brothers Bø tarjei. Ideally having worked on four shooting, the Norwegian crossed the finish line alone. But for the silver award once fought three men, the best of which was the German Benedikt doll.
The bronze award went to Swiss Benjamin Veger, but the winner of the sprint race Johannes boe, there was only a 4-m Norwegian allowed 2 misses at the last shooting and was forced on the last lap to catch up with the departed ahead of them.
Tarjei boe/ NRK
Norway Cup, Chosen. Mass start, men. Results:
1. Tarjei Bø, Norway (0+0+0+0) 36:21,9
2. Benedikt Doll, Germany (0+1+0+1) +12,3
3. Böhm Daniel, Switzerland (1+1+0+0) +13,0
Full race results here.
Note that the Ukrainian biathletes in the race did not participate. The team has already gone to the Swedish Idre, where they will spend the last days of preparation before the first IBU Cup, which starts on November 29.
Note that the first stage of the world Cup will be held in the Slovenian Pokljuka from 2 to 9 December. The national team of Ukraine at the world Cup in Pokljuka, see here.