The biathletes of the German ski Association (DSV) have given at the home world Cup in Oberhof relay victory in the final shoot. Over 4×6 kilometers of the DSV Quartet ran in the Formation Karolin Horchler, Franziska Hildebrand, Franziska Preuß, and Denise Herrmann, however, a celebrated second place behind Russia.
Before the last shoot, German women were still in the lead, but Herrmann showed nerves and had to go to five errors in the Shooting range twice in the penalty round. Overall, the German Team of ten spare rounds made. The residue on the Russians, who won in 1:18,46,3 minutes, a total of eight shooting errors, fraud and 33.5 seconds. Third, the Czech Republic (EUR 36.7 seconds back).
Karolin Horchler, Franziska Hildebrand, Franziska Preuss and Denise Herrmann (l. to R.)
finally, the DSV had been standing-season exactly a year ago at the world Cup in Ruhpolding on the top of the podium. The only relay race of the winter in Hochfilzen, the DSV had assigned women to the seventh rank.
start runner Horchler handed after three Reloads with 23.3 seconds behind the top-ranked three to Hildebrand. The 31-Year-old was also of a fall, brakes and delivered a brilliant race. With 14 seconds in front of Russia Hildebrand handed over to error-free shooting is the First on Preuss. The provided four spare rounds, but remained thin in the front.
Starting on Wednesday of the second home world Cup in Ruhpolding on the program. Then double-Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier, who had dispensed with because of an infection on a Start in Oberhof, and Vanessa Hinz, who was absent due to a cold, again.