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Norway’s Boe Takes Men’s 20km IBU World Cup in Sweden with Perfect Shooting – USA’s Burke’s 32nd


November 30, 2017 (Ostersund, SWE) – American Tim Burke placed 32nd in the men’s 20km individual race with three penalties at 5:24.2 behind winner Johannes Thingnes Boe from Norway who cleaned all targets. It was Boe’s 14th career victory but his first in the 20k.

Tim Burke [P] Nordic Focus
Boe was more than two minutes ahead of France’s Quentin Fillon Maillet, who also shot clean finishing second at 2:01 back, while his teammate Martin Fourcade was third suffering two penalties at 2:14.3 behind.

Nathan Smith was the top Canadian in 37th at 5:47.2 behind with two penalties. The shifting wind limited the clean shooting, with only five men dropping every target, compared to the dozen women on Wednesday.

Full results here.

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