Result: Darya Domracheva takes third Sochi gold

Gold medalist Belarus' Darya Domracheva celebrates on the podium during the Women's Biathlon 15 km Individual Flower Ceremony at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center on February 14, 2014
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Darya Domracheva wins her third gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics, courtesy of victory in the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start.

Belarussian athlete Darya Domracheva has won the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start to take her third gold medal of the Sochi Games.

The 27-year-old missed just one target on her final standing shoot, managing to knock down the final target to ensure she took first place.

Domracheva went on to finish the course in 35:25.6, ahead of second-placed Gabriela Soukalova of the Czech Republic and Norway's Tiril Eckhood who took the bronze medal.

The biathlete had already won gold in the women's individual and pursuit events at this year's Winter Olympics, making her the most successful ever Olympian from Belarus.

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