|France's Martin Fourcade confirmed his return to form with a clean-shooting victory in the men's 20K in 51:26.8 this afternoon. His victory today was his first since the January 11 mass start win in Oberhof. Second place went to Russia's Evgeniy Garanichev, 14.2 seconds back, with Ukraine's Sergey Semenov, in third, 48.8 seconds back. Both Garanichev and Semenov shot clean.
Jakov Fak of Slovenia finished fourth, with two penalties, 1:36.6 back, with Switzerland's Benjamin Weger in fifth, with clean shooting, 1:47.5 back and Johannes Thingnes Boe in sixth, with one penalty, 1:55.7 back.|