Johannes thingnes Boe
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — The penalty loops piled up as the wind wreaked havoc on the biathlon course.
BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Beijing Games:
ZHANGJAIKOU, China (AP) — Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway moved ahead of his French and Russian rivals in the final meters of the mixed relay to take gold Saturday in the first biathlon race of the Beijing Olympics.
A flurry of retirements since the 2018 Winter Games left only a few athletes who will defend their Olympic biathlon titles, and the battle for gold will include a host of talented racers who have shown promise all season.