Magdalena Neuner brushed off a disappointing perfomance in the relay with a flawless victory in the Sprint.
Neuner shot clean and raced to a 37.3 second victory over second-place Darya Domracheva (one penalty). Olga Zaitseva continued her strong season with a third place finish (+43.4, no penalties).
Megan Heinicke made her season debut on the World Cup circuit as the only Canadian in the field and placed 64th (+4:34.9, three penalties).
Susan Dunklee was 35th (+2:47.6, two penalties), Sara Studebaker was 56th (+3:58.2, three penalties) and Annalies Cook was 76th (+5:15.7, five penalties).
Tomorrow the Men’s Sprint begins at 8:30 Eastern, 5:30 Pacific. Here is the start list.