Bronze for Moravec in biathlon mass start takes Czech tally to six medals

Ondřej Moravec has taken bronze in the men’s 15km mass start biathlon event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. It his second medal after silver in the biathlon pursuit and, along with Jaroslav Soukup’s bronze in the sprint and Gabriela Soukalová’s silver in the women’s mass start, the country’s fourth podium finish in the sport. Prior to Sochi, the Czech Republic had never taken a medal in biathlon. The country now has a total tally of six medals.

Author: Ian Willoughby