Hochfilzen 20 k

Thursday Rundown: Gold for Bailey at IBU World Champs

IBU World Championships (Hochfilzen, Austria): Men’s 20 k individual Lowell Bailey became the first American biathlete to become a world champion on Thursday in the men’s 20-kilometer individual race at 2017 International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Championships in Hochfilzen, Austria. Wearing lucky bib 100, Bailey started near the back of the field and cleaned four consecutive stages in the longest-format race on the circuit, then finished with the new best time of 48:07.4 minutes, 3.3 seconds faster than...