Tcherezov Breaks Leg; Season in Doubt

Russian biathlete Ivan Tcherezov’s season is in doubt as he broke his leg during the Russian summer biathlon championships in Ufa, in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan.  According to, he fell on a downhill on the third lap of a 20 k race,  breaking his tibia and fibula.  Tcherezov has the silver medal in the 7.5 k relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics.  He has two gold medals in world championship relays as well as bronze in the 12.5 k mass start event at the 20o9 World Championships in Pyeongyang, South Korea.