Biathlon: Denise Herrmann and Erik Lesser win individual titles at the German championship
The first decisions were made at the German Biathlon Championships on the Arber in the Bavarian Forest. Denise Herrmann and Erik Lesser won their first championship titles.
Bayerisch Eisenstein – Denise Herrmann and Erik Lesser are German champions in biathlon. On Friday they secured the singles title.
Both German championships in biathlon the first competitions were held on Friday. The gentlemen denied her that morning Single over 15 kilometers with four shooting units, The women carried out their 12.5 kilometer race in the afternoon, also with four shooting bouts.
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Both Men’s developed a exciting race, at the end of it Erik Lesser won the German championship title. After 35: 31.9 minutes and only one shooting error in 20 shots, the 33-year-old won the title.
Just Roman Rees came 2.9 seconds behind Lesser across the finish line, the Black Forest driver also only made one mistake. Third place went to Johannes Donhauser from Ruhpolding, who was also 7.2 seconds short of Lesser with a shooting error.
Biathlon: The result of the men’s singles
Erik Lesser (SV Frankenhain)
35: 31.9 / 1 failure
2. Roman Rees (SV Schauinsland)
+ 2.9 seconds / 1st
3. Johannes Donhauser (SC Ruhpolding)
+ 7.2 / 1
4. Marco Groß (SC Ruhpolding)
+ 42.8 / 1
5. Benedikt Doll (SZ Breitnau)
+ 43.8 / 3
To the complete result
Biathlon: Herrmann dominates the women’s singles
Both Ladies showed Denise Herrmann especially on the Stretch your skills and won the title over 12.5 kilometers. Despite two shooting errors, the 32-year-old won sovereign in front of Franziska Hildebrand and Vanessa Hinz. Franziska Prussia, most successful German biathlete of the past World Cup season, had to look for four shooting errors content with tenth place.
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Am Saturday the German Biathlon Championships on the Arber with the Men’s and women’s sprints continued. The men start over 10 kilometers at 11 a.m., followed by the women over 7.5 kilometers at 1.30 p.m.
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Finally, on Sunday the pursuit races carried out. The German championships take place as summer biathlon competitions on asphalt.
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