|Darya Domracheva of Belarus overcame a second prone stage penalty to win the women’s pursuit this evening, in 28:14.4, with one penalty. Laura Dahlmeier of Germany finished second, shooting clean, 15,7 seconds back, while her teammate Franziska Preuss was third, also shooting clean,. 15.9 seconds back.
Kaisa Mäkäräinen of Finland finished fourth, with three penalties, 1:01.8 back. Her fourth place gave the Finn just enough points to claim the pursuit discipline globe by one point over Domracheva. Fifth place went to Veronika Vitkova of Czech Republic, also with three penalties, 1:16.3 back. Valja Semerenko of Ukraine finished sixth, with one penalty, 1:24.8 back.