Olympic champion in the pursuit race was the French biathlete Martin Fourcade. He made one mistake and went the distance in 32 minutes 51.7 seconds.
Exactly 12 seconds from the winner behind the Swede Sebastian Samuelsson (1 miss).
The bronze medal was won by Germany’s Benedikt doll (1 miss, the backlog of 15.1 seconds).
Ferry Bjorn (Latvia) took 12 th place.
Martin Fourcade is one of the most decorated biathletes of the world. Two-time champion of the Sochi Olympics, two-time silver medalist, ten-time champion of the world.