The Russian did not make a single miss over four shooting ranges and finished in 48 minutes 41.8 seconds.

Second place went to Norwegian Sturma Hold Legrade, 58.5 seconds back.

Frenchman Kenten Fillon-Maillet (+1: 10.6) closed the top three.

Earlier it was reported that before the start of the individual men's race at the KM biathlon stage, Anterselva was covered with fog.