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Clare Egan racing the pursuit (photo: Nordic Focus)

GRP Biathletes Compete at Soldier Hollow World Cup

Last Updated: 19.Feb.2019

This past weekend five GRP biathletes competed on home snow at the World Cup in Soldier Hollow, Utah. The American World Cup weekend kicked off with a sprint in which Clare Egan placed 21st with one standing miss. Susan Dunklee finished 45th with three misses, and both women qualified for the pursuit. On the men’s side, Alex Howe finished 81st and Jake Brown placed 85th. 

In the pursuit, Susan cleaned her first three stages and had one miss in her final stage to move up to 26th. Clare was close behind in 27th with three misses.

Next up was relay day. In the single mixed relay, Susan was joined by USBA teammate Sean Doherty. Susan cleaned two of her four shooting stages using no spares. The team placed 14th with a total of 2 penalties and 13 spares. In the mixed relay, Alex, Clare, and Jake were joined by USBA teammate Joanne Reid. Alex cleaned using only one spare, Clare cleaned using no spares, and Jake cleaned using three spares. The team finished 10th with no penalties and 5 spares.

Racing action continues tomorrow at Open European Championships in Minsk, Belarus, and World Championships start March 7th in Oestersund, Sweden. Stay tuned!

For more information and full results visit biathlonworld.com.