Olga Zaitseva wins her first individual victory this season during the pursuit of Oberhof (GER). Russia’s biathlete signs her third podium with Rossignol after the victory in the mixed relay in Oestersund and the 3rd place in relay in Hochfilzen. With three penalties, Olga Zaitseva leads ahead of Veronika Vitkova and Valj Semerenko. In the last loop of the race, Olga arrived alone on the shooting range and made 0 penalties, synonymous of victory. “It’s better and better this season concerning my ski. Today, the challenging conditions of Oberhof were better. I know that the last shooting will be important. I was very concentrated.”
Marie-Laure Brunet finishes 6th of the pursuit with a clean-shooting. She gives her feelings after the race: “Today, I’m very happy because my physical condition is not so good at the moment and it’s not easy all the day since few weeks. I work hard and I consider all races with philosophy. I try to find positive things in each run. I did my race, I didn’t look what the other girls have done and, finally, I finish 6th. It’s not enough but it’s better to be at this place to another. Concerning my clean-shooting, shooting and me, it’s a big love story! I take pleasure behind my rifle. Today, it’s not a surprise. I was preparing for!”
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