The men's individual classic race has ended at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center. Switzerland's Dario Cologna gained victory in the 15 km. He was Olympic champion in Vancouver at the same distance.Cologna showed the best time of 38 minutes and 29.7 seconds to secure his second gold of the Games in Sochi. His first gold was won yesterday in skiathlon.
The second and third steps of the podium were taken by representatives of Sweden: silver medal for Johan Olsson who finished the race with a delay of 28.5 seconds from the leader, and bronze for Daniel Richardsson with a final time of 39:08.5 (+38.8 seconds).