Czech Republic's Vítková Wins Bronze in Biathlon

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Laura Dahlmeier on Saturday won the first biathlon gold medal of the 2018 PyeongChang Games at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Dahlmeier finished the women's 7.5km sprint in 21 minutes, 6.2 seconds and going a perfect 5 for 5 on her shooting bouts. She was one of three in a field of 87 to shoot all 10 of her targets clean. It's the 24-year-old Dahlmeier's first Olympic gold medal of her career in her second Winter Olympics.

Marte Olsbu of Norway took the silver medal, finishing in 21 minutes, 30.4 seconds and missing one of her five shooting bouts.

Veronika Vítková of the Czech Republic won the bronze medal. She finished in 21 minutes, 32 seconds and missing one of her shots as well.

Biathlon continues Sunday with the men's 10km sprint.

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