It was just a formality for him. Quentin Fillon Maillet had to finish in the top 23 of the mass start in Otepää (Estonia) to win the big crystal globe of the Biathlon World Cup. And as often, the Jura player showed panache to finish this Saturday in 2nd place behind the Norwegian Christiansen, just 6 seconds behind.
He narrowly misses a ninth World Cup victory this season because of a foul on the standing shot. This new podium allows him to be on top of the world by winning the general classification of the World Cup for the first time in his career.