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Goessner, Malyshko win biathlon World Cup sprints

Updated: January 5, 2013, 2:34 PM ET
Associated Press

OBERHOF, Germany -- Miriam Goessner of Germany overcame two missed shots to win the women's 7.5-kilometer sprint at a biathlon World Cup meet on Saturday.

Goessner nearly wasted a massive lead over Tora Berger when she missed her shots at the standing stage, but held on to beat the Norwegian by two seconds.

Goessner finished in 21 minutes, 17.2 seconds for the 22-year-old's second career World Cup win.

Germany's Andrea Henkel was third after shooting cleanly, 24.1 seconds back.

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