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WATCH LIVE: Biathlon men’s mass start, feat. Martin Fourcade & Ole Einar Bjoerndalen

Sochi Olympics Biathlon Men

during the men’s biathlon 20k individual race, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Lee Jin-man

Two days after its originally scheduled start, the men’s biathlon mass start event is finally set to go off. You can watch on RIGHT NOW.

France’s Martin Fourcade has already won in the pursuit and the individual at Sochi, and now, he’ll look to go one spot better in the event that he won silver in four years ago at Vancouver.

The man he finished behind, gold medal winner Evgeny Ustiugov of Russia, is back to defend his Olympic title and will enjoy the support of the home crowd.

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Also in the field is Norway’s “Biathlon King,” Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, as he continues his quest to earn a 13th Olympic medal and become the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time.

However, Bjoerndalen is not considered to be a medal threat in the mass start. He does have a bronze from the 2006 event at Torino, but followed that with a 27th-place result at Vancouver.


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