Biathlon (Ruhpolding): Les Bleues triumph over the relay, good news before the Olympics

The tricolor women’s biathlon team won the Ruhpolding relay in Germany this Friday. An excellent performance a few weeks before the Winter Olympics in Beijing where they will aim for a medal.

Clearly, the absences of some make France happy. After Quentin Fillon Maillet the day before in the men’s sprint, the tricolor women’s relay won this Friday at Ruhpolding in Germany.

The French quartet, made up of Anaïs Chevalier-Bouchet, Chloé Chevalier, Justine Braisaz-Bouchet and Julia Simon, took advantage of the absences of the main Norwegian competitors to win this race ahead of a Swedish bis team. Russia completes the podium.

Two wins in three stints for Les Bleues

With a total of four draws during this relay, the four French women shone in shooting. Special mention to Chloé Chevalier, author of a faultless performance, and who allowed France to stay in contact with the best nations after the second torchbearer.

At the outposts at the end in the end, Les Bleues broke away definitively halfway through the race from the relay provided by Justine Braisaz-Bouchet.

Les Bleues signed their second success in three races this season after Ostersund and position themselves as serious contenders for the Olympic title in Beijing (4-20 February).

There is still one relay on the program for the World Cup, on January in Anterselva (Italy), before the Olympic race scheduled for 16 February in China . Until then, the Blues still have time to fill up on confidence.