Bailey 19th in 10K Sprint
ANTHOLZ-ANTERSELVA, Italy (January 17, 2014) – Lowell
Bailey (Lake Placid, NY) posted a 19th
place (25:55.1/+2) in today’s 10-kilometer sprint at World Cup 6 in
Antholz, Italy. Shooting clean in prone, Bailey picked up two penalties in
standing to finish 1:10.2 back from today’s winners – a tie between Italy’s
Lukas Hofer (+1) and Germany’s Simon Schempp (+0) both crossing the line
at 24:44.9. Arnd Peiffer (GER) finished third (24:49.2/+0).
Tim Burke (Paul Smiths, NY) finished 51st (26:42.1/+3). Leif Nordgren (Marine, MN) and Sean
Doherty (Center Conway, NH) did not start in today’s sprint. Extended
results are available here.
Bailey and Burke will race for Team USA in tomorrow’s 12.5k pursuit,
starting at 8:30am (ET). Susan Dunklee (Barton, VT) and Sara
Studebaker (Boise, Idaho) will compete in the 10km pursuit
tomorrow, beginning at 5:45am (ET). It will be an exciting race as
Dunklee earned a start bib of #4 with her outstanding performance in
yesterday’s sprint. Watch both races live here.