Men's biathlon race postponed due to fog in Sochi, Russia during 2014 Winter Olympics

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) -- The men's biathlon 15-kilometer mass-start race at the Sochi Olympics has been postponed for one day because of fog.

The race, initially set to start 7 p.m. local time (1500 GMT), had been delayed for one hour as organizers said fog at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center made the visibility too poor on the shooting range.

However, conditions didn't improve enough to start the race at 8 p.m. (1600 GMT).

Organizers did not immediately announce a start time for Monday.

Martin Fourcade of France will be aiming for his third gold medal of the Sochi Olympics, while Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway could win a record 13th Winter Olympic medal.

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