Start of the biathlon women in Ruhpolding. Italy’s Lisa Vittozzi shot clean and won easily in the end. Best German is Vanessa Voigt in eleventh place. Denise Herrmann-Wick misses the shooting and misses the top 10. The race in the ticker.

Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding

finish on target

1. L Vittozzi (ITA) 40:05.92. L Jeanmonnot (FRA) 39.03. J Simon (FRA) 45.24. D. Wierer (ITA) 1:09.75. H. Oeberg (SWE) 1:10.9…11. Vanessa Voigt (GER) 2:10.715. Denise Herrmann-Wick (GER) 2:43.825. Janina Hettich-Walz (GER) 3:50.031. Sophia Schneider (GER) 4:39.835. Juliane Fruehwirt (GER) 4:48.037. Anna Weidel (GER) 4:54.9

One day after the men, the women also start in the Biathlon World Cup in Ruhpolding. For Olympic champion Denise Herrmann-Wick and her teammates, the individual over 15 kilometers in the Chiemgau Arena is on Thursday (2:10 p.m. / ARD and Eurosport).

Almost four weeks before the home World Championships in Oberhof, the German skiers want to improve and gain self-confidence after their recent mixed performances. The favorites in the classic are the Swede Elvira Öberg and the French overall World Cup leader Julia Simon.