Biathlon mass start in Sochi Olympics postponed until Tuesday
Men's biathlon mass start at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi has been postponed until Tuesday due to bad weather, an Interfax correspondent said.
The expected start time for the men's mass start will be announced at 4 p.m. Moscow time on Monday. It will also be announced whether women's mass start due to begin at 7 p.m. Moscow time on Monday will have to be postponed.
The men's mass start was already delayed earlier on Sunday because of bad weather conditions. On the morning of February 17 the race start had to be rescheduled again because of fog.
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