Bö gets record-extending 18th season win; Simon clinches World Cup

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Johannes Thingnes Bö claimed a record-extending 18th victory in one biathlon season on Saturday on Norwegian home ground while Julia Simon clinched a first women’s overall World Cup title for France in 18 years. A fifth-place finish in the day’s sprint race at the Holmenkollen assured the pursuit world champion Simon of the title with one race to spare. Sandrine Bailly had been the last French women’s winner in 2005. Retirement-bound German Denise Herrmann-Wick was victorious in her penultimate career race to clinch the discipline title as in 2020. The Olympic and two-time world champion shot …

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