Current weather

  • Overcast
  • 32°
    Overcast
  • Comment

Hakkinen takes 18th at World Cup opener

Posted: November 30, 2011 - 10:36pm

Kasilof biathlete Jay Hakkinen took 18th place in the opening competition of the 2011-12 World Cup Biathlon championships in Sweden on Wednesday.

Hakkinen competed in a 20-kilometer race and shooting event, compiling a result of 57:02.4.

“This race showed there is really good potential for this season, so now I can be quite ambitious about my goals,” he said in a written statement. “Plus, it is always fun to be scoring World Cup points.”

Martin Fourcade of France topped runner-up Michal Slesingr of the Czech Republic by 1:54.3. Both men had a single penalty today. Third place went to Germany’s Simon Schempp, with one penalty, 1:54.5 back.

Hakkinen is 3:32.6 off the pace.

  • Comment

Spotted

Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain functionality is unavailable.

Skip to News

« back

next »

  • title http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321268/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321253/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321248/
  • title http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321243/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321208/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/320593/
  • title http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321173/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321163/
My Gallery

CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS