Canada’s Grandbois wins gold at youth biathlon worlds
BRESNO-OSRBLIE, Slovakia - Canada’s Leo Grandbois won gold in the men’s 12.5-kilometre individual competition Wednesday at the Youth Biathlon World Championships.
The Sherbrooke, Que., teen shot clean for the first time in competition and posted a time of 32 minutes 56.6 seconds to win Canada’s third ever gold at the event. The 17-year-old was the lone athlete in the 101-man field to shoot clean in his four bouts on the range. Russia’s Said Kariumulla Khalili was second and Germany’s Danilo Riethmueller was third.