Russian biathletes won bronze in the mixed relay at the Beijing Olympics and brought the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team a second medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Uliana Nigmatullina, Kristina Reztsova, Alexander Loginov and Eduard Latypov took part in the race.
The Russians managed to take the lead in the third stage. Latypov left the last firing line with a slight advantage from the biathletes of the French and Norwegian teams. However, the Norwegian Johannes Be was stronger at the finish line. Second came Fillon Maillet.
Earlier it was reported that Natalya Nepryaeva took silver in the skiathlon.