The German biathletes ran the home world Cup in Ruhpolding with the season. The Quartet, in the occupation of Roman Rees, Johannes Kühn, Arnd Peiffer and Benedikt Doll landed after a long fight, behind Norway.

After a total of six Reloads of the residue was on the superior Scandinavians to 4 x 7.5 km 13.5 seconds, third place went to France. It almost would have been enough for the first DSV-season victory in Ruhpolding since the age of 13. In 2006, there had been the last success

With the second season-podium of the season rehabilitated the DSV-St ski hunter for the disappointing eighth place last week in Oberhof. “In Oberhof we have, however, very annoyed, this was a day to Tick off. Today, it was very important that we said a good closed have shown”, Benedikt Doll.

“tonight is right fired”

The German was on the final round, no Chance against Norway’s high Flyer Johannes Thingnes Bø: “Because I’m just too slow, I have to accept.” Both time were from the shooting range way, Bø moved quickly, almost playfully.

first runner Rees had taken all ten shots, Boldly made four spare rounds, the Sprint Olympic champion Peiffer required at all free, no extra shots, also the conclusion of the runner and the Sprint champion of the world Doll remained in error.

Great emotions Michael Rösch, Olympic champion in 2006, showed with the German squadron, who completed the last race of his career. Rösch starts for Belgium after he was not been taken into account by the German Association.

The 35-Year-old met as a starting runner, all ten slices, drove to the 19. Rank, and was celebrated in the target of the Fans. “I’ve never cried, never in my life,” said Rösch: “Now, I need a stable liver. Tonight will really fly.”

Michael Rösch


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