Two Blues at the foot of the podium
4-Fillon Maillet (Fra)
Jacquelin world champion !!!!!!!!
He did it ! Emilien Jacquelin is crowned world pursuit champion! He keeps his world title! HUGE !!!!!!!!
Desthieux in the fight
The Frenchman is overtaken by Fillon Maillet in 4th place. Boe is 2nd, about twenty seconds behind Jacquelin who will keep his gold medal in pursuit. Come on Emilien !!!!!
Jacquelin is heading for gold !!!!!
At lightning speed, Jacquelin achieves a new faultless, it’s a 20/20 for the French who rushes towards the title of world champion, and keep his crown! A fault for Desthieux who will have to fight for a medial. What suspense!
Margin for Jacquelin
The Frenchman has a 25 ” lead over Samuelsson and 26 ” over Desthieux. Boe is 34 ”.
Jacquelin at the helm, Desthieux also in the game for the podium
With the Swedish Samuelsson, the two French are the only ones to have achieved a 15/15 shooting. They lead this pursuit while waiting for the last shot.
Another faultless performance for Jacquelin and also for Desthieux in standing shooting, it starts to smell very good for the Blues!
Desthieux a little off the hook
Despite a 2nd clear round, the Habs are in 5th place.
Another faultless for Jacquelin and Desthieux!
Superb the French who still achieve a flawless second shot lying down. Boe made a mistake.
Boe takes the lead
The Norwegian champion took the lead just in front of Jacquelin before the second shot.
The top 5 after the 1st prone shot
Jacquelin at the helm
Author of a faultless, Jacquelin comes out in front after the shooting session.
Without fault for Desthieux and Jacquelin
A perfect 5/5 for the two Habs. Two faults on the other hand for Fillon Maillet and three for Guigonnat.
Ponsiluoma still in the lead
The Swede keeps a good tempo in mind before arriving on the shooting range.
Let’s go !
Ponsiluoma rushed forward in front of Desthieux and Jacquelin … The fight can begin.
The sun is shining in Pokljuka. There is a little wind. The conditions are ideal for biathletes who will set off for 12.5 km with four shooting sessions, two standing, two lying down.
The French in the running
The Tricolores in the running for this pursuit: Simon Desthieux will start 11 “behind the Swedish Ponsiluoma. Title holder, Emilien Jacquelin will start with the bib 3 to 13″. Quentin Fillon Maillet will start in 6th position (24 ”), Guigonnat in 14th (49 ”) and Fabien Claude in 41st place (1’46 “).
Good morning all
Welcome to RMC Sport to follow the continuation of the Biathlon Worlds in Pokljuka (Slovenia). After their sublime performance in the sprint on Friday, Simon Desthieux (silver) and Emilien Jacquelin (bronze) again want to get on the “box”.