Veronika Vitkova (CZE)
Tora Berger (NOR), Valj Semerenko (UKR), Veronika Vitkova (CZE) (l-r)
Valj Semerenko (UKR)
Dmitry Malyshko (RUS)
Evgeny Garanichev (RUS), Dmitry Malyshko (RUS), Ondrej Moravec (CZE) (l-r)
Ondrej Moravec (CZE)


Veronika Vitkova (CZE, Fischer skis and boots) secured second rank in pursuit in Oberhof. Third went to Valj Semerenko (UKR, Fischer). Dmitry Malyshko (RUS, Fischer) did it again and secured another victory in pursuit. Ondrej Moravec (CZE, Fischer) finished third.
Great catch-up race
Both the Czech and the Ukrainian showed a great catch-up race in pursuit at biathlon World Cup in Oberhof. They started in 16th and 14th position and missed only one target which means the first season's podium finish for bith ladies. Tora Berger (NOR, Fischer skis, boots and poles) came in fourth despite her seven misses followed by Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots) who missed five targets. Andrea Henkel (GER, Fischer skis and boots) finished seventh ahead of Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots). Sprint winner Miriam Gössner (GER, Fischer) was able to finish within top ten although she had to ski 1500 additional metres in penalty loop.

Malyshko unbeatable
According to an absolutly clear shooting performance Dmitry Malyshko was able to jubilate about another World Cup win. The Russian was more than 40 seconds ahead of his compatriot Der Russe lag im Ziel mehr als 40 Sekunden vor seinem Landsmann Garanichev (RUS) and the Czech Ondrej Moravec who shot clear as well and increased from start position eleven to three. Sixth went to Evgeny Ustyugov (RUS, Fischer skis and boots), Alexey Volkov (RUS, Fischer) finished eighth followed by Klemen Bauer (SLO, Fischer).
Pursuit Women, Oberhof (GER):
1. Olga Zaitseva
RUS 3 00.32.01,90
2. Veronika Vitkova
CZE 1 00.32.27,80
3. Valj Semerenko
UKR 1 00.32.30,30
4. Tora Berger
NOR 7 00.32.38,70
5. Darya Domracheva
BLR 5 00.32.41,60
6. Marie Laure Brunet
FRA 0 00.32.49,90
7. Andrea Henkel
GER 4 00.32.53,10
8. Kaisa Mäkäräinen
FIN 3 00.33.04,50
9. Marie Dorin Habert
FRA 5 00.33.05,10
10. Miriam Gössner
GER 10 00.33.06,00
11. Ekaterina Shumilova
RUS 1 00.33.06,40
12. Vita Semerenko
UKR 2 00.33.07,70
13. Karin Oberhofer
ITA 3 00.33.18,90
14. Olena Pidhrushna
UKR 3 00.33.41,80
15. Olga Vilukhina
RUS 5 00.33.45,00
Pursuit Men, Oberhof (GER):
1. Dmitry Malyshko
RUS 0 00.32.22,90
2. Evgeniy Garanichev
RUS 1 00.33.05,00
3. Ondrej Moravec
CZE 0 00.33.12,80
4. Emil Hegle Svendsen
NOR 5 00.33.26,90
5. Benjamin Weger
SUI 1 00.33.29,40
6. Evgeny Ustyugov
RUS 3 00.33.39,50
7. Alexis Bœuf
FRA 2 00.33.49,80
8. Alexey Volkov
RUS 2 00.33.58,00
9. Klemen Bauer
SLO 4 00.34.18,80
10. Michal Slesingr
CZE 2 00.34.19,30
11. Anton Shipulin
RUS 4 00.34.40,40
12. Fredrik Lindström
SWE 4 00.34.40,70
13. Erik Lesser
GER 2 00.34.42,40
14. Martin Fourcade
FRA 4 00.34.46,50
15. Ole Einar Björndalen
NOR 4 00.34.51,30