Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN), Magdalena Neuner (GER), Darya Domracheva (BLR) (l-r)
Magdalena Neuner (GER)
Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN)
Darya Domracheva (BLR)

MAGDALENA NEUNER STORMS TO SPRINT VICTORY IN KONTIOLAHTI AFTER SICKNESS LAST WEEK

11.02.2012
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Magdalena Neuner (GER, Fischer skis and boots) dominited again and secured victory despite a penalty ahead of Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots) and Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots).
Neuner unbeatable again
Nothing can stop Magdalena Neuner: Neither a penalty nor beeing in bed the whole week due to sickness or a doping test early in the morning which made sure that she had to walk to the stadium without skis and rifle. Without losing her calm the Bavarian missed the first target and was the second fastest in skiing (19,7 seconds behind Domracheva). She won 12,3 seconds ahead of local hero Kaisa Mäkäräinen who had one miss and Darya Domracheva with two penalties. Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK, Fischer) came in fifth ahead of Miriam Gössner (GER, Fischer). seventh went to Anna Bogaliy-Titovets (RUS, Fischer) followed by Tina Bachmann (GER, Fischer skis and boots), Olga Vilukhina (RUS, Fischer) and Tora Berger (NOR, Fischer skis, boots and poles).

Malyshko best Fischer-athlete ranked seventh
In men's race no Fischer biathlete was able to make a podium. Best of them was Dmitry Malyshko (RUS, Fischer skis and boots) who finished seventh. Daniel Böhm (GER, Fischer) came in ninth.
Sprint Herren, Kontiolahti (FIN):
1. Martin Fourcade
FRA 1 00.24.58,20
2. Timofey Lapshin
RUS 0 00.24.59,00
3. Benjamin Weger
SUI 0 00.24.59,80
4. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen
NOR 1 00.25.04,80
5. Lowell Bailey
USA 1 00.25.08,00
6. Russell Currier
USA 0 00.25.13,50
7. Dmitry Malyshko
RUS 1 00.25.14,10
8. Christoph Sumann
AUT 1 00.25.16,00
9. Daniel Böhm
GER 0 00.25.17,10
10. Anton Shipulin
RUS 2 00.25.17,60
11. Lukas Hofer
ITA 1 00.25.22,50
12. Emil Hegle Svendsen
NOR 2 00.25.27,30
13. Tim Burke
USA 1 00.25.36,40
14. Markus Windisch
ITA 0 00.25.36,80
15. Andrei Makoveev
RUS 1 00.25.41,90
Sprint Damen, Kontiolahti (FIN):
1. Magdalena Neuner
GER 1 00.23.07,40
2. Kaisa Mäkäräinen
FIN 1 00.23.19,70
3. Darya Domracheva
BLR 2 00.23.24,40
4. Olga Zaitseva
RUS 0 00.23.37,50
5. Anastasiya Kuzmina
SVK 2 00.23.38,30
6. Miriam Gössner
GER 0 00.23.40,40
7. Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
RUS 0 00.23.50,60
8. Tina Bachmann
GER 1 00.24.03,70
9. Olga Vilukhina
RUS 0 00.24.04,60
10. Tora Berger
NOR 1 00.24.07,00
11. Anais Bescond
FRA 1 00.24.12,50
12. Zina Kocher
CAN 2 00.24.13,70
13. Helena Ekholm
SWE 0 00.24.19,80
14. Jana Gerekova
SVK 1 00.24.25,70
15. Sara Studebaker
USA 0 00.24.27,10