Kenai graduate Cooper takes 99th in World Cup biathlon sprint

Kenai graduate Cooper takes 99th in World Cup biathlon sprint

Travis Cooper, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central, took 99th in a World Cup biathlon 10-kilometer sprint Friday in Hochfilzen, Austria.

Cooper had two misses on the prone five-target shooting stage and one miss on the standing stage. Each miss means a 150-meter penalty loop. Cooper was 3 minutes, 53.3 seconds, behind winner Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway, who had just one standing miss in finishing at 25:07.8.

Cooper did not qualify for Saturday’s 12.5-kilometer pursuit. The relays take place Sunday.

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