American Tim Burke had hoped to show the Europeans a thing or two in the men's biathlon pursuit on Tuesday, following on from compatriot Johnny Spillane's silver in the 10km.
Bjorn Ferry is a real hot shot with the biathlon rifle, as well a mean skier -- two reasons why he won the pursuit title on Tuesday at Whistler.
Slovakia's Anastazia Kuzmina is in pole-position to claim a second biathlon gold medal when the women's 10km pursuit takes place on Tuesday.
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen saw his hopes for a sixth gold medal disappear in a flurry of snow and errant shots.
World Cup leader Simon Fourcade is in a relaxed frame of mind as he prepares to win sprint gold at the Winter Olympics to underline his status as the world's current best.