Bö gets record-extending 18th biathlon season win in Oslo pursuit

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Johannes Thingnes Bö was in a league of his own again on Saturday when victory in a World Cup pursuit race gave him a record extending 18th win in one biathlon season on Norwegian home ground in Oslo. Bö could afford one penalty lap in the 12.5-kilometres race at the famous Holmenkollen venue as he crossed the line with a Norwegian flag – after bowing to big a crowd including the nation’s King Harald V. He won 32.7 seconds ahead of Frenchman Quentin Fillon Maillet, with Sturla Holm Lägreid third for Norway. Bö had sat out last week’s events in Östersund, Sweden, due to a positive coronavirus t…

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