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Andrea Henkel and Simon Schempp won pursuits at the World Cup in Anterselva

Pursuit races took place today at the World Cup in Anterselva. Andrea Henkel of Germany won the race, finishing ahead of Belorussia's Nadezhda Skardino and Norway's Tora Berger, who placed second and third, accordingly. Olga Vilukhina was the best among Russians, placing 16th. Germany's Simon Schempp won in the men's pursuit, Beatrix of France, L'Abee-Lund of Norway placed second and third, accordingly. Timofey Lapshin is 11th.

World Cup. Anterselva (Italy)

Pursuit. Women

1. Andrea Henkel (Germany) — 31:04,5 (0)

2. Nadezhda Skardino (Belarus) +1,6 (0)

3. Tora Berger (Norway) +6,6 (3)

16. Olga Vilukhina (Russia) +1:49,3 (3)

19. Ekaterina Shumilova (Russia) +2:00,1 (3)

22. Irina Starykh (Russia) +2:27,1 (5)

31. Galina Nechkasova (Russia) +2:56,2 (1)

Pursuit. Men

1. Simon Schempp (Germany) — 31:20,6 (2)

2. Jean guillaume Beatrix (France) +1,5 (1)

3. Henrik L'Abee-Lund (Norway) +4,8 (2)

11. Timofey Lapshin (Russia) +26,3 (2)

23. Andrey Makoveev (Russia) +1:26,7 (2)

25. Evgeny Garanichev (Russia) +1:32,7 (3)

35. Alexey Slepov (Russia) +2:40,7 (5)

RBU Media Office