Sochi Olympics, men’s individual biathlon results: France captures gold

Feb 10, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Martin Fourcade (FRA) crosses the finish line to win during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports

The men’s individual biathlon is in the books and Martin Fourcade of France was able to beat out his competition by 12.2 seconds to bring home gold in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Second-place and the silver medal belonged to Erik Lesser of Germany, while the third-place finisher was Evgeniy Garanichev to secure bronze for the host country.

Lowell Bailey of the United States finished in eighth-place, which is the best-ever individual result for the U.S. in an Olympic biathlon event.

Here are the full results from today’s competition:

Penalties
Time
Difference
Gold
FranceMartin Fourcade
1
49:31.7
-
Silver
GermanyErik Lesser
0
49:43.9
+12.2
Bronze
RussiaEvgeniy Garanichev
1
50:06.2
+34.5
4
AustriaSimon Eder
1
50:09.5
+37.8
5
AustriaDominik Landertinger
0
50:14.2
+42.5
6
FranceJean-Guillaume Béatrix
1
50:15.5
+43.8
7
NorwayEmil Hegle Svendsen
1
50:30.3
+58.6
8
United StatesLowell Bailey
1
50:57.4
+1:25.7
9
UkraineSerhiy Semenov
1
51:07.9
+1:36.2
10
GermanyDaniel Böhm
1
51:09.4
+1:37.7
11
NorwayJohannes Thingnes Bø
1
51:16.5
+1:44.8
12
SwedenBjörn Ferry
1
51:18.3
+1:46.6
13
FranceSimon Fourcade
2
51:29.9
+1:58.2
14
ItalyLukas Hofer
2
51:34.6
+2:02.9
15
SwedenFredrik Lindström
2
51:50.2
+2:18.5
16
GermanySimon Schempp
1
51:50.3
+2:18.6
17
Czech RepublicJaroslav Soukup
1
51:55.1
+2:23.4
18
Czech RepublicOndřej Moravec
2
51:55.8
+2:24.1
19
SlovakiaMatej Kazár
2
51:56.9
+2:25.2
20
KazakhstanYan Savitskiy
1
52:00.0
+2:28.3
21
CanadaBrendan Green
2
52:05.3
+2:33.6
22
GermanyAndreas Birnbacher
2
52:17.9
+2:46.2
23
LithuaniaTomas Kaukėnas
3
52:38.9
+3:07.2
24
AustriaChristoph Sumann
1
52:39.1
+3:07.4
25
CanadaNathan Smith
3
52:41.3
+3:09.6
26
NorwayTarjei Bø
2
52:41.5
+3:09.8
27
KazakhstanAnton Pantov
0
52:51.5
+3:19.8
28
SlovakiaPavol Hurajt
1
52:53.3
+3:21.6
29
EstoniaIndrek Tobreluts
2
53:02.5
+3:30.8
30
RussiaAlexander Loginov
2
53:04.3
+3:32.6
31
ItalyChristian de Lorenzi
2
53:13.1
+3:41.4
32
SloveniaJakov Fak
4
53:17.6
+3:45.9
33
LatviaAndrejs Rastorgujevs
3
53:18.9
+3:47.2
34
NorwayOle Einar Bjørndalen
4
53:21.9
+3:50.2
35
CanadaJean-Philippe Le Guellec
2
53:25.5
+3:53.8
36
BulgariaKrasimir Anev
2
53:30.3
+3:58.6
37
SwedenCarl Johan Bergman
3
53:37.5
+4:05.8
38
RussiaEvgeny Ustyugov
3
53:47.8
+4:16.1
39
BulgariaVladimir Iliev
3
53:52.6
+4:20.9
40
AustriaDaniel Mesotitsch
3
53:53.3
+4:21.6

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Topics: 2014 Winter Olympics, Biathlon, Results, Sochi Olympics

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