Bulgaria's Anev Grabs 11th Place at Biathlon World Championship

February 9, 2013, Saturday // 04:16
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Anev Grabs 11th Place at Biathlon World Championship
Bulgarian biathlete Krasimir Anev. File photo.

Bulgarian athlete Krasimir Anev made a strong race and finished 11th at the 10-km sprint in the Biathlon World Championships in Nove Mesto, the Czech Republic.

This is the best Bulgarian performance at a Biatlon World Championship since 1985, and among Anev's personal best.

The 25-year-old finished in 24:13.4 mins, without any error in shooting.

Norwegian Emil Hegle Svendsen grabbed the gold with 23:25.1 mins and one error in shooting.

French Martin Fourcade finished second, while Slovene Jakov Fak grabbed the bronze medal.


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