RUHPOLDING, Germany (AP) Laura Dahlmeier took Germany to victory within the ladies’s four×6-kilometer relay at a biathlon World Cup on Saturday.
Germany was fourth and 24.four seconds behind Switzerland when Dahlmeier began however she made her transfer with round 600 meters to go and overtook Italy’s Federica Sanfilippo to seal the win.
The German staff of Franziska Preuss, Denise Herrmann, Franziska Hildebrand and Dahlmeier accomplished the Ruhpolding course in 1 hour, eight minutes, 47.zero seconds with 9 spare rounds altogether.
Germany beat Italy’s staff of Lisa Vittozzi, Dorothea Wierer, Nicole Gontier and Sanfilippo by 2.9 seconds. Gontier missed three targets however her teammates all shot cleanly.
Hanna Oeberg held on for Sweden to complete third, 17.2 behind Germany with 5 missed targets, forward of Norway and Poland.
Women and men’s mass begin races have been scheduled for Sunday.