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Dahlmeier 10 laude with Cup, first podium for Lisa Vittozzi

Dahlmeier 10 e lode con Coppa, primo podio per Lisa Vittozzi
Laura Dahlmeier, with the tenth season victory nell''Inseguimento of Kontiolahti, mathematically winning his first overall World Cup.
For the German is the tenth consecutive podium in the individual races, a goal achieved in the past only by Magdalena Forsberg and Tora Berger with the "small" difference that Laura Dahlmeier in ten occasions has closed or in first or second position. The German, with a single error in the second polygon on the ground, never gives the 'impression of being able to lose a race where, in any case, the gaps have never exceeded the 10/20 seconds. To make life tough in the first half of the race is the Norwegian Tiril Eckhoff that, despite two errors on the ground looks paired with German third polygon and then incurring two penalties in each of the standing sessions slipping the fifteenth final position. And '' the French Marie Dorin Habert the most significant threat to the tenth of Laura Dahlmeier: the French are wrong in the first polygon up and finds himself almost a minute from the top. Meter by meter, range after range, with the fifth fastest time on skis, Marie Dorin is entering nell''ultima shoulder to shoulder session with Gabriela Koukalová in a matter of seconds from the German. The 'error size out of the fight for victory but ensures the second end position at 16.5 behind the winner. While Koukalová, not especially fast today, is sunk by two errors, it comes the first podium in the beautiful Lisa Vittozzi career. The twenty-two Sappada only pay a penalty in the second polygon to the ground after which is in eighth place. In the last three laps keeps its pace on skis using every opportunity left by many rivals past the first positions of prominence; zero nell''ultimo polygon allows it to begin the 'last tour at 3 seconds by Marie Dorin and with two seconds ahead of Anais Chevalier (0 + 0 + 0 + 0), fourth provisional, and 12 of Darya Domracheva, first sunk with three ground faults up to the twenty-fourth position and then in a splendid comeback. Vittozzi manages to defend the third position right dall''attacco of Belarus that the finish line is beaten by just two seconds. Fifth place honors an outstanding race segment of the Slovak Paulina Fialkova that with 100% shooting dates from thirty-seventh position. The third podium allows Lisa Vittozzi to join the club of now eight blue biathlete to be climbed on the podium in the individual competition of the World Cup after Wierer (17 times), Santer (15), Ponza (7), Oberhofer and Runggaldier ( 2), Sanfilippo and Gontier (1). All the lights are blue spotlight for Sappada; Dorothea Wierer with five errors (+ 1 + 2 + 1) is a thirty-seventh 2''51; Federica Sanfilippo (2 + 0 + 0 + 2) is a forty-3''24, Alexia Runggaldier (0 + 2 + 1 + 0) to forty-ninth 3''46. In the ranking of the specialty World Cup, Laura Dahlmeier is first with 373 points and precedes Kaisa Mäkäräinen, now thirty-first, 41 lengths, and Gabriela Koukalová, tenth, 43 lengths Dorothea Wierer maintains fifth place with 252 points. Kontiolahti - CHASING FEMALE 1. DAHLMEIER Laura [GER] (0 + 1 + 0 + 0) on 29.54.42. Marie Dorin HABERT [FRA] (1 + 0 + 0 + 1) at 16:53. VITTOZZI Lisa [ITA] (0 + 1 + 0 + 0) at 19.94. Darya Domracheva [BLR] (2 + 1 + 0 + 0) at 21.95. Fialková Paulina [SVK] (0 + 0 + 0 + 0) at 23.96. HAUSER Lisa Theresa [AUT] (0 + 0 + 0 + 0) at 27.87. VARVYNETS Irina [UKR] (0 + 0 + 0 + 0) at 32.68. Aymonier Celia [FRA] (0 + 0 + 1 + 1) in 38.19. CHEVALIER Anais [FRA] (0 + 0 + 0 + 0) to 39,010. Koukalová Gabriela [CZE] (0 + 0 + 0 + 2) at 44.8 go to full results