Frode 8th in Sprint, Racer Comments

Posted 03. February 2001 by Editor

Russian Rostovtsev won today's sprint biathlon for men in Pokljuka ahead of Italian Cattarenussi and Norwegian Halvard Hanevold.

Top 10:

1 50 ROSTOVTSEV Pavel RUS 0+0 0 24:40.3
2 6 CATTARINUSSI Rene ITA 0+0 0 +46.6
3 97 HANEVOLD Halvard NOR 1+0 1 +47.9
4 75 GJELLAND Egil NOR 1+0 1 +1:03.3
5 21 FISCHER Sven GER 0+1 1 +1:04.0
6 26 PUURUNEN Paavo FIN 0+0 0 +1:05.3
7 33 POIREE Raphael FRA 0+2 2 +1:06.2
8 94 ANDRESEN Frode NOR 2+2 4 +1:07.7
9 25 TEELA Jeremy USA 1+0 1 +1:08.3
10 23 DEFRASNE Vincent FRA 0+1 1 +1:10.0

Racer comments:

Rostovtsev, 3 silver medals in world championships in Holmenkollen last year. Currently 4th in the overall world cup ahead of today’s race. No penalties, skied very fast.

Catarenussi, bronze from sprint 1996.

1.Vladimir Dratshev, Russia
2.Viktor Maigurov, Russland
3.Rene Cattarinussi, Italy

and

Silver from sprint 1997.

1.Wilfied Pallhuber, Italy
2.Rene Cattarinussi, Italy,
3.Oleg Ryzhenkov, Belarus

Hanevold gold winner from 20k in Nagano Olympics 1998.

Fischer best German in 5h, 2 penalties.

Ole Einar Bj

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