Frode Starting From 8th in Pursuit

Posted 03. February 2001 by Editor

After having skied the sprints today, the biathlon athletes will ski the pursuit races tomorrow based on today's results.

The pursuit is a fairly new event in the biathlon world, last winners in Holmenkollen were Frank Luck ahead of Russian Rostovtsev and Poiree, while Forsberg took the honors in the women’s class.

Ricco Gross of Germany (men) and Olena Zubrilova of the Ukraine (women) won the event in 1999. The pursuit will be a part of the Olympic program in Salt Lake 2002.

4 Shootings.

First ten tomorrow, Bj

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