Norwegian biathlon triumphs from Eckhoff and Laegreid in Oberhof

Tiril Eckhoff and Sturla Holm Laegreid earned the highest places on the podium for Norway with biathlon World Cup pursuit victories on Saturday in Oberhof. Eckhoff, who also won the sprint race on Friday at the German venue, clocked 32 minutes 20.9 seconds despite missing two shots in four visits to the range. This was Eckhoff’s fifth win of the season and 18th overall. Total score leader Marte Olsbu Roeiseland was flawless on the shooting range to close in on Eckhoff but fell just short, finishing 0.5 seconds off her countrywoman. Austria’s Lisa Theresa Hauser was third, missing one shot and …

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