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Biathlon: “This is our best result for a wicked end!”  -Jules Burnotte
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Biathlon: “This is our best result for a wicked end!” -Jules Burnotte

Canadian biathletes got on a superb run towards the Beijing Olympics as they finished fifth in the men's 4 x 7.5km relay at the Antholz-Anterselva World Cup on Sunday in Italy. Canada was tentatively ninth after Adam Runnalls' first stint. Christian Gow then put his team back in sixth place by being perfect in shooting, without needing extra balls. The Albertan then handed over to Jules Burnotte who knocked down his ten targets with an extra ball in a standing position. It was in fifth place that the Sherbrooke resident gave the touchline to Scott Gow who was able to maintain this rank despite a missed target. “We're really happy and it's a great last race before the Games! We're 25 seconds off the podium and that's about the time it takes to do a penalty loop,...