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Emil Hegle Svendsen and Martin Fourcade finish the men's 15km mass start biathlon with identical times, but Svendsen earns the gold as his ski just edged out Fourcade's at the finish line.

This is Svendsen's fourth career Olympic medal, but his first of the 2014 Winter Games.

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen failed to win a record 13th medal because he missed his shot on the last range, which put him out of contention.

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