Ferry wins men's 12.5km biathlon

Updated: February 16, 2010, 5:58 PM ET
Associated Press

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Bjorn Ferry of Sweden won the men's 12.5-kilometer biathlon pursuit for his first Olympic medal.

Ferry took the lead on the final lap after his fourth shoot and had a winning time Tuesday of 33 minutes, 38.4 seconds.

Austria's Christoph Sumann won the silver. France's Vincent Jay, who started first after winning the 10km sprint in his Olympic debut Sunday, took the bronze.

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