Biathlete Vítková takes gold in World Cup sprint in Oberhof

The Czech biathlete Veronika Vítková won the gold medal in the 7.5 km World Cup sprint event in Germany's Oberhof on Friday. Despite having to run two penalty loops, Vítková finished nine seconds ahead of Italy's Dorothea Wierer. It is the first World Cup victory for the 26-year old athlete. Another Czech Gabriela Soukalová finished in sixth place.

Author: Ruth Fraňková