An Outstanding Level of Success
Quentin Fillon Maillet was equally pleased with the performance of the Speedmax 3D skis he wore on his leg of a winning French relay team, also in winning the silver in Sprint and Mass Start. Tiril Eckhoff (NOR)* had a tough go of the shooting, but the amiable Norwegian was still able to secure two championship titles in the Mixed Relay and the Relay. A gold and a silver by Norway’s Tarjei Bø*, along with German teammates Denise Herrmann* and Franziska Preuss* each taking two silvers, added to the luster of Fischer’s overall tally. Sweden’s Hanna Öberg* was finally able to reach the podium in the final event, the Mass Start. After two fourth place finishes in Individual and Pursuit, taking the bronze medal was all the more satisfying. “After coming so close, so many times in these championships, this bronze counts more than any other medal I’ve won. Winning it in the final event makes it even more special.” Among the pleasant surprises were the Sprint silver won by the USA’s Susan Dunklee*, the Sprint bronze of the Czech Republic’s Lucie Charvatova*, and Austria’s Dominik Landertinger** taking the bronze in Individual.