For Erik Lesser was there in the baggage claim area at the airport in Salt Lake City for an unpleasant Surprise. The rifle of the two-time Biathlon world champion was missing. “Miss my gun. Now I have to buy at Walmart a new. God bless America,” wrote the 30-Year-old upon arrival with a shot of irony on his Facebook page. Erik Lesser Facebook Erik Lesser reacts on Facebook with Humor on the incident

The Thuringian will be able to go in the Sprint on Friday at the Start, because a spare gun each. And, perhaps, his work appears the device until then.

At the last world Cup before the world Cup in Ostersund, Sweden from the 7. to 17. In March, the Olympic winner Laura Dahlmeier and Arnd Peiffer are missing meanwhile. While the seven-time world champion Dahlmeier put a planned training block, you must Peiffer miss the world Cup dress rehearsal on the Olympic trails of 2002 due to a cold.

In the FOCUS Online/Wochit Biathlon at -28 degrees Celsius: The athletes eyelashes and hair to freeze a BWI/dpa

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