Ondrej Moravec (CZE)
Tora Berger (NOR)
Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK), Tora Berger (NOR), Darya Domracheva (BLR) (l-r)
Tora Berger (NOR)
Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK)
Tora Berger (NOR), Darya Domracheva (BLR), Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK)

TORA BERGER AND ONDREJ MORAVEC SUCCEED IN MASS START IN OSLO

03.03.2013
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Three victories within three days: This weekend couldn't be better for Tora Berger (NOR, Fischer skis, boots and poles). Second in mass start came to Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK, Fischer) ahead of Darya Domracheva (BLR, Fischer skis and boots). In men's mass start Ondrej Moravec (CZE, Fischer) was able to celebrate his first World Cup victory ever.
Early success in Overall World Cup
Two weeks before the end of World Cup season Tora Berger won Big Crystal Globe ahead of time. After three wins in Oslo she is uncatchable ahead of runner-up Darya Domracheva. In 12.5k mass start with four shootings Berger picked up two penalties in her last shooting when she was already clearly ahead. Second spot went to one of the strongest athletes in Oslo, Anastasiya Kuzmina, who missed two targets as well and finished just behind the Norwegian. With a strong last loop Darya Domracheva secured third place despite her three misses. After her early crash yesterday when she broke her rifle Olena Pidhrushna (UKR, Fischer skis, boots and poles) was able to shoot clean but she was much slower than during the last weeks so she came in just fifth, 44 seconds back. Her team mate Vita Semerenko (UKR, Fischer) finished sixth ahead of Karin Oberhofer (ITA, Fischer skis and boots). Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN, Fischer skis and boots) was ranked eighth followed by Teja Gregorin (SLO, Fischer) and Magdalena Gwizdon (POL, Fischer).


Moravec came out on top
After triumph of Tora Berger Ondrej Moravec from Czech Republic was on top of the world. After he made his first podiums ever this season he is now able to call himself World Cup winner. The Czech missed only one target in the last standing stage and enforced all the others. Andriy Deryzemlya (UKR, Fischer skis and boots) came in sixth, 26 seconds back, after just one miss followed by Tarjei Boe (NOR, Fischer skis and boots). Fredrik Lindström (SWE, Fischer skis and boots) finished ninth ahead of Simon Eder (AUT, Fischer skis and boots).
Mass start Women, Oslo (NOR):
1. Tora Berger
NOR 2 00.36.58,80
2. Anastasiya Kuzmina
SVK 2 00.37.04,20
3. Darya Domracheva
BLR 3 00.37.22,10
4. Anaïs Bescond
FRA 0 00.37.26,20
5. Olena Pidhrushna
UKR 0 00.37.42,90
6. Vita Semerenko
UKR 2 00.37.46,90
7. Karin Oberhofer
ITA 1 00.38.15,00
8. Kaisa Mäkäräinen
FIN 4 00.38.15,10
9. Teja Gregorin
SLO 3 00.38.15,80
9. Magdalena Gwizdoń
POL 5 00.38.15,80
11. Valj Semerenko
UKR 2 00.38.20,70
12. Andrea Henkel
GER 3 00.38.21,80
13. Marie Dorin Habert
FRA 2 00.38.35,50
14. Veronika Vítková
CZE 2 00.39.15,10
15. Sophie Boilley
FRA 1 00.39.19,40
Massenstart Herren, Oslo (NOR):
1. Ondřej Moravec
CZE 1 00.39.48,70
2. Martin Fourcade
FRA 3 00.40.02,40
3. Erik Lesser
GER 1 00.40.05,50
4. Tim Burke
USA 2 00.40.07,80
5. Andrei Makoveev
RUS 1 00.40.11,90
6. Andriy Deryzemlya
UKR 1 00.40.14,70
7. Tarjei Bø
NOR 2 00.40.19,70
8. Jean Guillaume Beatrix
FRA 2 00.40.23,80
9. Fredrik Lindström
SWE 2 00.40.27,30
10. Simon Eder
AUT 1 00.40.33,10
11. Daniel Mesotitsch
AUT 1 00.40.33,40
12. Alexey Volkov
RUS 2 00.40.50,90
13. Ole Einar Bjørndalen
NOR 2 00.40.57,50
14. Lukas Hofer
ITA 3 00.41.15,80
15. Alexandr Loginov
RUS 3 00.41.19,00