Biathlon World Championships, men's 20 km endurance race, 14 February 2023. Johannes Thingnes Bö of Norway on the range.
Oberhof (Germany) – Michal Krčmář took eighth place in the endurance race at the Biathlon World Championships. Tomáš Mikyska flashed the performance of his life in Oberhof, who ranked fourteenth with two shooting errors. Norwegian Johannes Thingnes Bö reconfirmed his current dominance over world biathlon, who won his fourth title in the German center in spite of two penalty minutes.
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Krčmář already lost in the opening item, when he delayed the last blow for a long time and spent 46 seconds on the mat. Then he missed the first standing shot, but managed the rest of the shooting cleanly and got into the top ten for the first time at this WC.
Champion Bö decided to win on the track, at twenty kilometers he was one minute and 46 seconds faster than the second best runner Jeremy Finello from Switzerland. In the shooting total, Bö beat compatriot Sturla Holm Laegreid and Sweden's Sebastian Samuelsson by more than a minute, who won additional medals with one penalty minute.