Skjelbreid-Poiree Captures Women's Pursuit Gold
Pokljuka, 4 February - Liv Grete Skjelbreid-Poiree of Norway reigned victorious in the women's 10 km pursuit event at the Biathlon World Championships on Slovenia's Pokljuka. Skjelbreid-Poiree finished with a time of 32:13.5 , 25.0 second ahead of second placed French Corinne Niogret. Sweden's Magdalena Forsberg finished in third, 35.0 seconds behind the winning Norwegian. The best placed Slovene was Andreja Grasic in 20th place, 3:05.5 behind the winner.