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Arnd Peiffer, Helena Ekholm win

Updated: February 4, 2011, 3:50 PM ET
Associated Press

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine -- With flawless shooting, Germany's Arnd Peiffer and Sweden's Helena Ekholm won their sprints in the World Cup biathlon.

Peiffer finished 15.9 seconds ahead of France's Martin Fourcade on Friday in the 10-kilometer sprint. Fourcade had to settle for silver Friday after missing one of his targets while standing, allowing Peiffer to open a lead. Ivan Tcherezov of Russia hit all of his targets but finished 36.6 seconds back.

In the women's 7.5-kilometer sprint, Ekholm ...

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