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Olympic Medal: Men's Biathlon 20-kilometer

Feb. 13, 2014 at 11:02 AM

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Martin Fourcade of France won the Olympic gold medal Thursday in the 20-kilometer biathlon race.

It was the second gold medal of these Games for Fourcade, who also won the biathlon pursuit.

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The silver went to Erik Lesser of Germany and the bronze to Evgeniy Garanichev of Russia.

Ole Einar Bjorndalen of Norway, trying to establish a career record for most medals won in the Winter Olympics, finished 34th. He missed four targets and lagged more than three minutes out of a medal position.

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