Dorin Habert wins 12.5-kilometer mass start worlds title

BY foxsports • March 13, 2016

OSLO, Norway (AP) Marie Dorin Habert of France captured her sixth medal at the biathlon worlds, winning the 12.5-kilometer mass start Sunday in 35 minutes, 28.5 seconds without penalty rounds.

She was the only competitor in the top nine to hit all 20 targets.

Laura Dahlmeier of Germany was second, 7.3 seconds behind, with Makarainen 0.8 seconds further back in third. Both had to ski one penalty round.

Dorin Habert, 29, finished the worlds with gold medals in the mixed relay, the individual 15-kilometers and the mass start. She was a runner-up in the sprint and women's relay events. In the pursuit she was beaten into third.

Tora Berger of Norway is the only previous woman to win six medals at the worlds in 2003.


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