IBU World Cup Antholz, Italy Women’s 7.5 k sprint
For Marketa Davidova of the Czech Republic it was a career first IBU World Cup win in Antholz, Italy. She won the women’s 7.5 k sprint in 21:40.7 minutes after she shot clean in both her prone and standing shooting stages.
Finland’s Kaisa Mäkäräinen placed a close second, finishing 1.7 seconds behind after skiing a single penalty lap after her standing bout. Marte Olsbu Røiseland of Norway was third (+3.5, 1+0).
US Biathlon placed two skiers in the top-30. Clare Egan continued her run of solid performances by placing 22nd (+56.7, 0+2). Egan’s clean shooting teammate Joanne Reid placed 29th (+1:12.4, 0+0). Susan Dunklee placed 66th (+2:31.0, 2+2).
Rosanna Crawford of Canada raced to 23rd overall, 58.3 seconds back while skiing a single penalty lap in prone. Megan Bankes placed 26th (+1:05.8, 0+1), Sarah Beaudry 40th (+1:33.5, 1+0), and Emma Lunder 61st (+2:25.5, 2+1).