|Anton Shipulin of Russia battling four rivals over the final 3K loop pulled ahead in the final meters to win the men's 15K mass start in 35:16.8, with one penalty. Second went to Martin Fourcade of France, with one penalty, 1.2 seconds back, while Austria's Simon Eder, also with one penalty was .2 seconds behind Fourcade.
Just missing the podium was clean-shooting Fredrik Lindstrom of Sweden, a mere.1 seconds behind Eder. Jean Guillaume Beatrix of France finished fifth with one penalty, 4.8 seconds back, after falling in the final 1K. Tarjei Boe of Norway with one penalty was sixth, 20.4 seconds back.|