Frenchman Martin Fourcade won gold on Monday in the biathlon pursuit and thus offers France’s third medal at the Winter Olympics.
Martin Fourcade takes revenge after a disappointing sprint. Monday 12th February, he won the gold medal in the pursuit of biathlon. Party with a delay of 22 seconds, he managed to climb the slope, despite a foul shot. But his flawless three shots gave him a slight advantage over his pursuers. He is ahead of the German Benedick Doll by 12 seconds.
— France tv sport (@francetvsport) February 12, 2018
Favorite of the discipline and French flag-bearer, the 29-year-old Pyrenean also equals Jean-Claude Killy’s record of Olympic titles (3).
The day before, young skier Perrine Lafont gave the first medal to France at the Winter Olympics, which has three (two gold and one bronze ).