Russian biathlete, Azat Karachurin, has finished first in the 12.5 km men's biathlon in the standing category. Norwegian athlete, Nils-Erik Ulset, came second, and Canadian Mark Arendz, came third.
Azat Karachurin had three shots on target and took the lead over Arendz and Ulset. At the fourth shooting, Karachurin missed one target and incurred a penalty; however the Russian finished the course 54.6 seconds faster than his opponents which earned him his second Paralympic medal. The athlete also won bronze in the short distance with a time of 29 minutes and 30 seconds.
Nils-Erik Ulset of Norway missed twice on the last target in shooting and finished the race in 30 minutes and 24.6 seconds, winning the silver medal. The bronze medal went to Mark Arendz of Canada, who also won a silver medal in biathlon 7.5 km. He crossed the finish line 1 minute and 1 second after Karachurin.