Swedenwins gold in biathalon

Swedenwins gold in biathalon

Published Feb. 16, 2010 12:00 a.m. ET

Bjorn Ferry of Sweden won the men's 12.5-kilometer biathlon pursuit for his first Olympic medal.

Ferry took the lead on the final lap after his fourth shoot and had a winning time Tuesday of 33 minutes, 38.4 seconds.

Austria's Christoph Sumann won the silver. France's Vincent Jay, who started first after winning the 10K sprint in his Olympic debut Sunday, took the bronze.