Back to Back Gold for DohertyPRESQUE ISLE, Maine (March 2, 2014) – Sean Doherty (Center Conway, NH) won his second gold medal of the 2014 IBU Junior World Championships today in the youth men’s 10-kilometer pursuit. Posting a time of 28:51.8/+3, Doherty finished 1:03.6 minutes ahead of Marco Gross (GER) in second (29:55.4/+3). Dmitrii Shamaev (RUS) was third (30:54.5/+4).
“I was a little nervous starting with bib #1, but after the first prone stage I was feeling pretty confident and in control of both skiing and shooting,” said Doherty. “It all came together for me today and I am incredibly happy with my result.” At the 2013 Junior World Championships, Doherty won three medals - gold (pursuit), silver (individual, sprint). Full results are available here.
Anna Kubek (Duluth, MN) had the top finish in the youth women’s 7.5k pursuit today (18th) with a time of 26:23.6/+4. Full results are available here.
Racing continues on Tuesday in Presque Isle with the youth men and women’s individual beginning at 10am (ET). Follow results live here.
Junior Women’s 10k pursuit results
Junior Men’s 12.5k pursuit results