|Germany's Simon Schempp continued his hot streak of excellent competitions today by taking the men's sprint in23:18.8 with clean shooting. The win was his second in a row and fourth podium in the last four competitions. Russia's Evgeniy Garanichev finished second, also shooting clean, 14 seconds back. Slovenia's Jakov Fak finished third, with one penalty, 20.1 seconds back.
Switzerland's Benjamin Weger finished fourth, with one penalty, 20.9 seconds back, while Canadian Brendan Green shot clean to finish fifth, 24.4 seconds back. Sixth went to Norway's Henrik L'Abee-Lund who shot clean, 33.2 seconds back. Martin Fourcade wearing the Yellow Bib finished 25th, with two penalties, 1:19.8 back.|