Konstantin Kuleev

Weeger Wins Pursuit the Hard Way; Shields, Patterson 31 and 35

There was no doubt who was the strongest man in Sunday’s 20 k pursuit at the World Junior Championships. Germany’s Markus Weeger won the race the hard way, attacking halfway through and maintaining a 20-second advantage over a small group of chasers all the way to the line. Russia’s Konstantin Kuleev was second, outsprinting Finland’s Perttu Hyvarinen. The 19-year-old Weeger, who hails from near Nuremberg but trains in the ski mecca of Oberstdorf, collected his...