|Darya Domracheva of Belarus took an early lead in the women's 15K individual this evening in Östersund and never relinquished it. She claimed her 20th World Cup victory in 46:43.6 with two penalties. She finished 27.9 seconds ahead of Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen, also with two penalties. Ukraine's Clean-shooting Valj Semerenko was third, 38.1 seconds back.
Domracheva's teammate Nadezhda Skardino, with one penalty finished fourth, 2:04.3 back. Fifth went to Veronika Vitkova of Czech Republic, with three penalties, 2:09.1 back. Germany's Franziska Hildebrand, with two penalties, finished sixth, 2:25.7 back.|