HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) — Lars Berger of Norway overcame two missed targets to take a biathlon World Cup 10-kilometer sprint on Friday for his seventh career victory.
Berger, the brother of Norwegian Olympic champ Tora Berger, missed twice in the stand shooting before finishing in 25 minutes, 2.0 seconds.
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Overall World Cup leader Martin Fourcade of France was 13.6 seconds back in second. Fourcade shot flawlessly but couldn't match Berger's pace at skiing as snowfall made conditions harder after Berger finished.
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway missed one target and finished 15.3 off the lead in third.
American Lowell Bailey finished 16th, 1:02.2 behind Berger, while teammate Tim Burke finished 24th, 1:23.4 back.
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