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Evgeny Ustyugov of Russia win gold in men's 15-kilometer mass start biathlon

February 21, 2010 |  1:53 pm


Evgeny Ustyugov of Russia won the gold medal in the men's 15-kilometer mass start biathlon race Sunday at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

The World Cup leader shot cleanly to finish in 35 minutes, 35.7 seconds.

Martin Fourcade of France won the silver, finishing 10.5 seconds behind.

Pavol Hurajt of Slovakia won the bronze, finishing 16.6 seconds behind Ustyugov.

Tim Burke of the U.S. finished 18th, more than one minute behind the leader.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Evgeny Ustyugov. Credit: Don Emmert / AFP / Getty Images