|Germany's Erik Lesser won the men's pursuit Gold medal with clean shooting in 30:47.9 today, giving Germany its first medals of these 2015 IBU World Championships. Russia's Anton Shipulin finished with the Silver medal, with one penalty, 17 seconds back. Tarjei Boe of Norway claimed his third medal in the Bronze spot, 18.7 seconds back, with one penalty.
Michal Slesingr of the Czech Republic finished fourth, also with one penalty, 20.4 seconds back, while Ole Einar Björndalen of Norway, with two penalties, finished fifth, 43.9 seconds back. Vladimir Iliev of Bulgaria finished sixth, with two penalties, 45.9 seconds back. Yellow bib wearing Martin Fourcade finished seventh with three penalties, 1:06.8 back.|