Russian Loginov won the sprint at the world Cup biathlon

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Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov won the sprint race at the world Cup in the Italian Antholz. A distance of 10 kilometres he covered in 22 minutes, 48.1 seconds, not allowing a single miss in shooting.

the Silver was won by Frenchman Quentin Fillon maillet. On one slip he is behind Loginov in 6.5 seconds. Bronze also went to biathletes from France Martin Fourcade. He any mistake and the gap was 19.5 seconds.

logins for the first time became the world champion. This is the first medal for the Russian team at the championship.

Earlier, the Russian biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov was found guilty of violating anti-doping rules. The results in the period from 27 Aug 2013 to end of season 2013/14 cancelled.

Also guilty of a doping violation think Svetlana Sleptsova. Results athletes from 22 March 2013 to the end of the 2013/14 season cancelled.

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Biathletes Ustyugov and Sleptsova will challenge the disqualification to CAS