Italian biathlete Dorothea Wierer is the winner of the group start race for the World Cup in Östersund. With 13th place, Polona Klemenčič did her job well.
The best Slovenian competitor in this season it is got the right to participate in the match after finishing tenth in the individual test on Thursday. His first test with a group start in world cup it is made good use of it and reached the second highest ranking in world cup. Higher it is was in career only at the World Cup in to the German Oberhof, when it is was in the eighth sprint.
This time it is made three mistakes on the shooting range. First at the first shooting when it is in the second round started as 25. The second firing lay down it is performed flawlessly and made it to 12th place. Standing shooting it is completed both times with one fault and finished 1:28.9 minutes behind the winner.
Wierer it is celebrated the 16th with a flawless shooting performance. in career, and on the podium it is stood 50. The finish line it is crossed the line 6.3 seconds ahead of Lou from France Jeanmonnot. Less than five seconds left it is trailing leader in to the total, another Frenchwoman, Julia Simon.
Simon it is so far the only one to exceed 1000 points. With 1003 points, she is 144 points ahead of Dorothea with three trials to go Wierer. The third it is another Italian Lisa Vittozzi with 818 points. Polona Klemenčič it is advanced to 28th place, and won it is 184 points. At 4 p.m. there will be a men’s test with a group start. There will be no Slovenians in the match.