No mass start medal for biathlets – gold for Braisaz
Two days after Bronze for the Women’s Season, Franziska Prussian occupied the eighth place on Friday in the final mass start on Friday. The 27-year-old Haag made four shooting mistakes and had at the target after 12.5 kilometers 1: 26.4 minutes seconds behind the new Olympic champion Justine Braisaz-Bouchet from France.
In the mountains in the northwest of Beijing, silver went to the Norwegian Tiril Eckhoff, Bronze secured Eckhoff’s Landswoven Marte Olsbu Roeiseland.
“It’s a pity that the wind has blown here here,” said DSV-Coach Kristian Mehringer to the difficult circumstances after the race in ZDF. “Overall, we are of course so satisfied. It was, I believe, not much more possible.”
Single Olympic Champion Denise Herrmann was after five missing 13th, Vanessa Hinz came to rank 15, Vanessa Voigt in 18th place. The last German Olympic champion in the mass start was Magdalena Neuner 2010 in Vancouver.
The result at a glance