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Bjorndalen wins 12.5K pursuit for 76th World Cup win

Updated: December 8, 2007, 6:11 PM ET
Associated Press

HOCHFILZEN, Austria -- Norwegian biathlon star Ole Einar Bjorndalen overcame poor shooting to win a 12.5-kilometer pursuit Saturday for his 76th World Cup victory.

Sandrine Bailly won the women's 10K pursuit, a day after capturing the 7.5-kilometer sprint.

Bjorndalen missed five targets but used his trademark strong skiing to outpace the field, finishing in 34 minutes, 57.3 seconds.

Russia's Dmitri Yaroshenko was second, 28.7 seconds behind, also after ...

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