Russian double in men’s sprint


Alexander Povarnitsyn and Alexander Loginov claimed the first two spots on the podium after men’s sprint at IBU Cup Biathlon in Kontiolahti. Povaritsyn was shooting clean and finished 2,4 seconds ahead of his team mate Loginov, who missed one shot in standing. Ruslan Tkalenko from Ukraine finished third, Tuukka Invenius was the best Finn with 36th place.

”I feel excellent, it was my first win at IBU Cup. It was hard race. You must be very concentrated in shooting and skiing. Today everything was excellent, I was very happy with my last lap”, said the happy winner.

Photo: Niko Jouhkimainen