Rostovtsev Reigns Victorious in Men's 10 Km Sprint
Bled, 3 February - Russia's Pavel Rostovtsev reigned victorious in the men's 10 km spring at the Biathlon World Championships held in Pokljuka. Rostovtsev finished with a time of 24:40.3, 46.6 seconds ahead of the second placed Italian Rene Cattarinussi. Third place was taken by Norwegian Halvard Hanevold who finished 47.9 seconds behind the winner. The best placed Slovene Saso Grajf finished 14th, 1:30.5 behind Rostovtsev.