Soukalová wins silver, brings Czech tally to five

The Czech Republic clinched its fifth medal at the Winter Olympic Games on Monday through Gabriela Soukalová, who won silver in the biathlon women’s 12.5 kilometre mass start. Soukalová finished with a time of 35:45.8, some twenty seconds behind Belarusian Darya Domracheva. Norway’s Tiril Eckhoff was third. Prior to Monday’s event, Soukalová twice finished just outside the medals at this year’s Winter Games.

Author: Jan Velinger