Anna Magnusson's unexpected and first victory at the World Cup

Denise Herrmann is clearly determined to win the championship. From race to race, she squeezes everything out of herself, and doesn't fall below 6th place, except for a small failure in the pursuit of Kontiolahti, where she was 16th.

So in this sprint, Herrmann had bib №6, and one of the first to set the pace, and finished in first place. True, she had one miss on the prone, but even with it, it seemed that she had a chance to win. And indeed, Hanna Oberg and Julie Simon blundered at the ranges, where they earned two penalties loops for each, Lisa Vittozzi lost her best form, and the rest were just random guests in this fight for the BCG.

But just the middle peasants made this race interesting. Linn Persson, after the first shooting, confidently became the leader, and although she missed on the standing, she was still ahead of Herrmann by a second. But the race was even better for Anna Magnusson, who was almost as fast in the first two laps, but also managed without penalty loops, and her advantage before 2.5km to finish, was 9 seconds.

It seemed that now Herrmann and Persson were just eating Anna, but no. Magnusson save all her stamina for the last segment of the race, which she had the strongest. She won 3-5 seconds from both the German and the teammate. Even the fast-footed Elvira Oberg lost 6 seconds to her, Magnusson's last lap was so powerful.

This is the first victory, and in general the first podium for the Swede. Prior to that, her best result was 7th at the Beijing Olympics.

For Linn Persson, this could also be the first victory, but alas, only the second place. Two weeks earlier, she already had a podium in Kontiolahti.

The content of this news could have been somewhat different if the young Frenchwoman Sophie Chauveau had had enough power for the last 500 meters of the race. With a kilometer to go, Sophie was in second place, gaining 1-2 seconds from Persson and Herrmann, then there was a descent and a gentle part of the track, where she could not lose much. But on the last bunch of small climbs, she no longer had any strength left, and as a result, she remained behind the podium, showing only the 4th time.

Marie Eder reaches 5th place. It's been 5 years now that Marie hasn't had a podium at the World Cup.

Lisa Vittozzi shows the 6th result, and bypasses Ingrid Tandrevold, who performed worse - 18th.

World Cup leader, Julie Simon, 15th.

    Name Shooting - Time
1 Sweden Anna Magnusson 34 0+0 0 21:04.7
2 Sweden Linn Persson 37 0+1 1 +12.8
3 Germany Denise Herrmann-wick 6 1+0 1 +15.2
4 France Sophie Chauveau 86 0+0 0 +19.9
5 Finland Mari Eder 29 0+1 1 +21.3
6 Italy Lisa Vittozzi 45 0+0 0 +31.8
7 Slovakia FIALKOVA Bartovska Paulina 17 0+1 1 +33.4
8 Sweden Elvira Oeberg Karin 26 0+1 1 +33.6
9 France Lou Jeanmonnot 72 0+0 0 +35.2
10 France Anais-Bouchet Chevalier 8 0+1 1 +36.8
11 Switzerland GROSS Haecki Lena 55 0+1 1 +41.8
12 Bulgaria Milena Todorova 44 0+0 0 +48.5
13 Italy Dorothea Wierer 35 0+1 1 +48.7
14 Norway Ida Lien 9 0+1 1 +48.8
15 France Julia Simon 14 0+2 2 +49.2
16 Czech Marketa Davidova 33 0+1 1 +51.5
17 Norway Karoline Knotten Offigstad 31 0+0 0 +54.1
18 Norway Ingrid Tandrevold 11 0+1 1 +54.4
19 Switzerland Elisa Gasparin 13 0+1 1 +56.9
20 Austria Anna Gandler 42 0+1 1 +57.5
20 France Chloe Chevalier 53 1+0 1 +57.5
22 Sweden Hanna Oeberg 3 1+1 2 +1:00.2
22 Austria Lisa Theresa Hauser 23 1+1 2 +1:00.2
24 Germany Franziska Preuss 36 0+1 1 +1:01.4
25 Latvia Baiba Bendika 7 1+1 2 +1:01.5
26 Czech Jessica Jislova 24 0+0 0 +1:02.7
27 Austria Dunja Zdouc 32 0+0 0 +1:03.8
28 Germany Sophia Schneider 43 0+1 1 +1:04.3
29 Ukraine Olena Bilosyuk 5 0+0 0 +1:10.1
30 Germany Vanessa Voigt 1 0+0 0 +1:11.8
31 Finland Suvi Minkkinen 47 0+0 0 +1:13.3
32 Slovenia Polona Klemencic 22 0+2 2 +1:15.9
33 Norway Ragnhild Femsteinevik 91 0+1 1 +1:16.8
34 Belgium Lotte Lie 49 0+1 1 +1:19.6
35 France Caroline Colombo 10 1+2 3 +1:25.1
36 Norway Karoline Erdal 80 1+0 1 +1:25.7
37 Estonia Tuuli Tomingas 16 0+1 1 +1:28.5
38 Germany Anna Weidel 39 1+0 1 +1:29.9
39 Switzerland Amy Baserga 75 0+0 0 +1:31.4
40 Norway Emilie Kalkenberg Aagheim 57 0+1 1 +1:33.2
41 Switzerland Lea Meier 92 1+0 1 +1:36.6
42 Poland Natalia Tomaszewska 93 0+0 0 +1:37.3
43 Poland Kamila Zuk 2 0+0 0 +1:38.4
44 Italy Samuela Comola 4 0+1 1 +1:40.9
45 Switzerland Aita Gasparin 21 1+1 2 +1:42.5
46 Austria Tamara Steiner 82 0+0 0 +1:44.4
47 Italy Hannah Auchentaller 81 0+0 0 +1:45.8
48 Germany Janina Hettich-walz 20 1+1 2 +1:47.1
49 Poland Joanna Jakiela 40 0+1 1 +1:47.9
50 Moldova Alina Stremous 54 2+0 2 +1:49.5
51 Japan Fuyuko Tachizaki 28 0+1 1 +1:50.8
52 Korea Ekaterina Avvakumova 27 1+0 1 +1:51.1
53 Sweden Stina Nilsson 78 1+1 2 +1:51.2
54 Ukraine Darya Blashko 59 0+0 0 +1:56.4
54 Romania Anastasia Tolmacheva 95 0+0 0 +1:56.4
56 Austria Julia Schwaiger 69 1+1 2 +1:59.1
57 Ukraine Anastasiya Merkushyna 30 0+0 0 +2:01.9
58 Estonia SUSAn Kuelm 58 0+1 1 +2:02.5
59 Romania Natalia Ushkina 25 0+0 0 +2:07.0
60 Canada Nadia Moser 12 1+1 2 +2:12.5
61 USA Joanne Reid 15 0+2 2 +2:18.9
62 Poland Anna Maka 61 0+1 1 +2:19.1
63 Estonia Johanna Taliharm 90 0+1 1 +2:20.5
64 Slovakia Ivona Fialkova 50 2+2 4 +2:21.3
65 Canada Emma Lunder 19 0+3 3 +2:27.0
66 USA Deedra Irwin 18 1+2 3 +2:29.6
67 Czech Lucie Charvatova 38 2+2 4 +2:31.8
68 Finland Nastassia Kinnunen 64 0+3 3 +2:35.2
69 Sweden Johanna Skottheim 51 2+1 3 +2:43.5
70 Finland Venla Lehtonen 89 1+0 1 +2:46.9
71 Italy Rebecca Passler 41 2+1 3 +2:47.6
72 Lithuania Gabriele Lescinskaite 52 0+1 1 +2:50.5
73 Ukraine Anna Kryvonos 87 0+1 1 +2:52.5
74 Ukraine Yuliia Dzhima 46 1+2 3 +2:55.2
75 Japan Asuka Hachisuka 66 1+0 1 +2:56.4
76 USA Chloe Levins 63 0+2 2 +3:11.7
77 Lithuania Natalija Kocergina 62 2+1 3 +3:16.5
78 Czech Eliska Vaclavikova 67 0+2 2 +3:17.6
79 Slovakia Zuzana Remenova 94 1+2 3 +3:29.4
80 Slovakia Maria Remenova 70 1+3 4 +3:33.5
81 Canada Emily Dickson 79 2+0 2 +3:35.9
82 Korea Eunjung Ko 73 2+0 2 +3:36.9
83 Canada Benita Peiffer 48 2+1 3 +3:40.6
84 Romania Elena Chirkova 65 0+4 4 +4:03.2
85 USA Kelsey Dickinson Joan 56 1+1 2 +4:19.6
86 Croatia Anika Kozica 74 1+3 4 +4:20.3
87 Moldova Alla Gylenko 77 0+3 3 +4:23.0
88 Kazakhstan Lyudmila Akhatova 76 1+2 3 +4:31.4
89 Bulgaria Maria Zdravkova 60 1+2 3 +5:08.5
90 Kazakhstan Anastassiya Kondratyeva 71 0+3 3 +5:12.4
91 USA Tara Geraghty-moats 84 2+3 5 +5:16.8
92 Kazakhstan Alina Skripkina 88 2+1 3 +5:17.8
93 Japan Hikaru Fukuda 83 1+2 3 +5:30.9
94 Latvia Annija Sabule Keita 68 2+2 4 +6:00.6
95 Bulgaria Daniela Kadeva 85 1+3 4 +6:04.1
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World Cup, Annecy
Time CET
15.12.2022 - 14:10 - Sprint, Men
16.12.2022 - 14:15 - Sprint, Women
17.12.2022 - 12:10 - Pursuit, Men
17.12.2022 - 14:15 - Pursuit, Women
18.12.2022 - 12:10 - Mass start, Men
18.12.2022 - 14:15 - Mass start, Women
#   Name Pts
1 Norway Thingnes Boe Johannes 599
2 Norway Holm Laegreid Sturla 565
3 France Emilien Jacquelin 319
4 Norway Sjastad Christiansen Vetle 285
5 France Fabien Claude 275
6 Sweden Martin Ponsiluoma 273
7 Norway Johannes Dale 273
8 France Quentin Fillon Maillet 270
9 Sweden Sebastian Samuelsson 265
10 Norway Filip Andersen 258
11 Germany Benedikt Doll 249
12 Germany Roman Rees 238
13 Switzerland Niklas Hartweg 218
14 Sweden Jesper Nelin 203
15 Czech Michal Krcmar 200
16 Norway Tarjei Boe 175
17 Germany David Zobel 170
18 Germany Justus Strelow 162
19 Belgium Florent Claude 158
20 Lithuania Vytautas Strolia 154
21 Italy Tommaso Giacomel 152
22 France Antonin Guigonnat 152
23 Slovenia Jakov Fak 147
24 Switzerland Sebastian Stalder 139
25 Finland Olli Hiidensalo 128
26 Austria Felix Leitner 114
27 Korea Timofey Lapshin 98
28 Finland Tuomas Harjula 85
29 Finland Tero Seppala 84
30 Germany Johannes Kühn 83
#   Name Pts
1 France Julia Simon 471
2 Sweden Karin Oeberg Elvira 395
3 Italy Lisa Vittozzi 373
4 Germany Denise Herrmann-wick 356
5 Norway Landmark Tandrevold Ingrid 349
6 Sweden Linn Persson 328
7 Austria Theresa Hauser Lisa 320
8 Czech Marketa Davidova 293
9 Sweden Hanna Oeberg 280
10 Italy Dorothea Wierer 276
11 Sweden Anna Magnusson 246
12 France Anais-Bouchet Chevalier 233
13 Germany Vanessa Voigt 215
14 Finland Mari Eder 183
15 France Lou Jeanmonnot 164
16 France Chauveau Sophie 162
17 France Chloe Chevalier 158
18 Germany Anna Weidel 155
19 Germany Sophia Schneider 153
20 Slovakia Paulina Batovska Fialkova 147
21 Norway Offigstad Knotten Karoline 147
22 Canada Emma Lunder 146
23 Switzerland Aita Gasparin 140
24 Switzerland Elisa Gasparin 130
25 France Caroline Colombo 119
26 Belgium Lotte Lie 116
27 Switzerland Lena Haecki Gross 110
28 Germany Franziska Preuss 105
29 Norway Ida Lien 97
30 Finland Suvi Minkkinen 87
#   Nation Pts
1 Norway Norway 2148.0
2 Germany Germany 1947.0
3 France France 1872.0
4 Sweden Sweden 1832.0
5 Finland Finland 1570.0
6 Czech Republic Czech 1562.0
7 Austria Austria 1535.0
8 Slovenia Slovenia 1449.0
9 Switzerland Switzerland 1379.0
10 Ukraine Ukraine 1334.0
11 Lithuania Lithuania 1263.0
12 Italy Italy 1233.0
13 USA Usa 1169.0
14 Canada Canada 1166.0
15 Estonia Estonia 1061.0
16 Romania Romania 1041.0
17 Bulgaria Bulgaria 895.0
18 Poland Poland 830.0
19 Kazakhstan Kazakstan 747.0
20 Belgium Belgium 549.0
21 Moldova Moldova 521.0
22 Japan Japan 422.0
23 Latvia Latvia 414.0
24 Slovakia Slovakia 410.0
25 Zealand New 235.0
26 Korea Korea South 170.0
27 Croatia Croatia 75.0
28 Greece Greece 17.0
#   Nation Pts
1 Sweden Sweden 2048.0
2 Germany Germany 1940.0
3 France France 1903.0
4 Norway Norway 1812.0
5 Italy Italy 1722.0
6 Switzerland Switzerland 1667.0
7 Czech Republic Czech 1530.0
8 Austria Austria 1466.0
8 Finland Finland 1466.0
10 USA Usa 1239.0
11 Slovakia Slovakia 1238.0
12 Estonia Estonia 1185.0
13 Canada Canada 1169.0
14 Poland Poland 1154.0
15 Ukraine Ukraine 1111.0
16 Slovenia Slovenia 976.0
17 Bulgaria Bulgaria 924.0
18 Latvia Latvia 615.0
19 Romania Romania 606.0
20 Japan Japan 601.0
21 Kazakhstan Kazakstan 433.0
22 Belgium Belgium 370.0
23 Moldova Moldova 349.0
24 Lithuania Lithuania 345.0
25 Korea Korea South 132.0
26 Croatia Croatia 57.0

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