American Sean Doherty was feeling it Saturday. And on home soil, the U.S. biathlete turned in the best result of his BMW Biathlon World Cup career. The 23-year-old two-time Olympian from New Hampshire finished 10th in the men’s pursuit world cup event Saturday at Soldier Hollow Nordic Center.
"I am very happy to crack that top-10 barrier today," said Doherty. "Conditions were tough but we had great skis, which was huge."
Doherty’s first top-10 finish was among the highlights of Saturday’s pursuit events between the men and women at the World Cup stop in Midway. Quentine Fillon Maillet of France won the gold in the men’s pursuit, while Norway’s Velte Christiansen, who took first in the men’s sprint Friday, finished second overall.