Biathlon: in the general classification, Braisaz-Bouchet always closer to Tandrevold

Frenchwoman Justine Braisaz-Bouchet won the sprint on Friday in Soldier Hollow (Utah), in the United States, her fifth victory of the season in the Biathlon World Cup, three weeks after world gold obtained in mass start.

With a 9 out of 10 in shooting, Braisaz-Bouchet won with a 13 sec 4/10th lead over the Norwegian Ingrid Tandrevold and 19 sec 2/10th over another Frenchwoman, Lou Jeanmonnot, who achieved a scoreless -fault on the shooting range. This new success allows “JBB” to climb to second place in the general World Cup standings, behind Tandrevold, now four individual races from the end of winter.

General ranking of the Women’s Biathlon World Cup after the sprint race won Friday by Justine Braisaz-Bouchet in Soldier Hollow (Utah):

1. Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold (NOR) 934 pts

2. Justine Braisaz-Bouchet (FRA) 845

3. Lisa Vittozzi (ITA) 816

4. Julia Simon (FRA) 798

5. Lou Jeanmonnot (FRA) 738

6. Elvira Oeberg (SWE) 722

7. Lena Häcki (SUI) 686

8. Karoline Knotten (NOR) 577

9. Franziska Preuss (GER) 539

10. Vanessa Voigt (GER) 532

17. Sophie Chauveau (FRA) 314

30. Gilonne Guigonnat (FRA) 163

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