Hanna Öberg had a nice starting position as sixth place, 31 seconds behind the lead in Saturday's pursuit in the Czech Nove Mesto.
The state managed the Swedish skidskyttetalangen well.
the 23-year-old was clean on the embankment in the first three bouts. When everything would be settled, it was then a settlement with two of the sport's biggest names: the Italian Dorothea Wierer and the Norwegian Marte Olsbu Röiseland.
shot everyone in the trio was in its boom. Suddenly the struggle for the victory open, Öberg was third out from the embankment, and finally also third in goals – 4,7 seconds after Röiseland as spurtvann ahead of Wierer.
place on the Podium was mr öberg's the first in the world cup, individually.
from the in the winter, which also brought a stafettsilver in Seoul, had since the previous two stafettpallplatser on världscupnivå – but individually, she had never been better than fifth.
– Fun to finally get to step up on the podium in the world cup also, " says Öberg, when DN reaches her on the phone – right between the press conference and awards ceremony.
" It is clear that I have always wanted to do it and it means a lot. But at the same time, I think I have had pretty good patience because I know that I have the capacity.
I began to get a little shaky in the legs – of both fatigue and nervousness, " says Howell, laughing.
– So I'm very happy that it just became a straffrunda there.
the national team coach Mattias Nilsson call mr öberg's pursuit of a ”great race,” and adds:
" You look at her that she has known before how it is to be in the action, and with the OLYMPIC success. Now she will have currency for those occasions, it was the superskytte in the day.
"It means, of course, a lot and it was good that it came so early in the season," says Nilsson.
" Now she has done this so now she can relax a little and feel a sense of security. She knows that she can be up there.
the goal is at the home world CUP in Östersund, sweden in march. It can be a fun championship for the Swedish part.
On Saturday, finished a further three last top-15: Mona Brorsson tolva, Anna Magnusson 14th and Linn Persson placement after.
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