Henkel of Germany Wins Her First Biathlon Race Ever
Pokljuka, 19 December - SPORT/BIATHLON/WORLD/CUP
Germany's Andrea Henkel won this year's women's first mass start biathlon World Cup event on Sunday in Pokljuka. Winning her first victory ever, Henkel missed one target in a 12.5-kilometre race and finished one second ahead of Svetlana Ichmouratova of Russia (three missed targets) and 1.8 second ahead of Olena Petrova of Ukraine (3 missed targets). Slovenia's Andreja Grasic came in 15 with two missed targets.