German biathlete Laura dahlmeier after victory in the Olympic sprint was the best and in the pursuit.
After the first shooting, Dallmeier has retained the lead, but its advantage over nearest rival was reduced to 17 seconds. The top 3 from the 13th starting position broke Anastasiya Kuzmina became rapidly close to the leading German.
In the second prone Dallmeier synchronous and Kuzmin made the mistake – the gap between the leaders was reduced to 9.2 seconds. In third place was sensationally risen the Swiss Irene Cedures.
The third firing line Kuzmin and Dallmeier came at the same time – the German coolly closed all the targets, and the ex-she has gone to two penalties and lost any hope of gold. After the third shooting, Dallmeier has received a 37-second lead over Kuzmina from, the top 3 returned
Dallmeier after the halfway point, the race stopped losing Kuzmina on the track. At the last shooting Laura could have let one slip, but to avoid further problems and headed towards a second Olympic gold.
Kuzmin, despite four penalties, finished second and became a four-time medalist of the Olympic games (2-2-0). Bronze was won by France’s anais Bescond, who managed a magnificent breakthrough with the 19th position.
The best among the Ukrainian Vita Semerenko 14th place in the sprint exchanged on the 18-th position in the pursuit. Anastasiya Merkushyna of 55th position has progressed on. 46-th row. Semerenko Valj not started.
1. Laura Dallmeier (Germany, 0+1+0+0) 30:35,3
2. Anastasia Kuzmina (Slovakia, 0+1+2+1) +29,4
3. Anais Bescond (France, 0+0+1+0) +29,6
18. Vita Semerenko (Ukraine, 2+1+1+0) +2:19,1
46. Anastasiya Merkushyna (Ukraine, 0+2+2+1) +4:55,1