Perfect shooting helps Wolf win 10K biathlon sprint

Updated: January 18, 2007, 10:48 AM ET
Associated Press

POKLJUKA, Slovenia -- Alexander Wolf won the biathlon World Cup 10-kilometer sprint Thursday without missing a target.

The German finished in 22 minutes, 41.4 seconds to win his third career title. Bjoern Ferry of Sweden was second, 6.6 seconds behind, and Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway was third, another 8.7 seconds back.

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway skipped the events to prepare for next month's world championships.


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