Victorious of the mass start of Olso, Sunday noon, the Frenchwoman Justine Braisaz-Bouchet wins the first small globe of the specialty of her career, a few weeks after her title of Olympic champion of the mass start in Beijing.

The skier from Les Saisies, winner of the mass start at Le Grand Bornand in December this season, beat the German Franziska Preuss and the Norwegian Marte Olsbu Roeiseland, who secured her first big globe on Saturday after the pursuit. of crystal.

After an error on each lying shot, the Frenchwoman was imperial on her two standing shots.

The first to gradually pick up on the peloton of ten biathletes in front of her, the second to come out on top after the last passage on the launch pad and seal her victory, like in Beijing a little over five weeks ago.

Oeberg narrowly misses the podium

To win the specialty's small globe, Braisaz-Bouchet was dependent on the results of Oeberg and Dorothea Wierer, who was leading the mass start world cup standings before this last race of the season.

The Italian and the Swede were not to finish in the top five.

Wierer crossed the line in 12th place, while Elvira Oeberg lost 4th place in the race by a mere tenth of a second, overtaken in the sprint by her compatriot Linn Persson.


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