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    Martin Fourcade, of France, skis across the finish line during the men's 20-kilometer individual biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

    Martin Fourcade Gives Silver Medal to Russian Girl

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    The star French biathlete traditionally gives his medals to the youngest fans in the crowd, keeping only Olympic and World Cup hardware to himself.

    Fourcade finished second in a mass-start event in Kontiolahti, Finland, and this time, according to championat.com, the medal went straight to a lucky girl from Russia. Austria's Julian Eberhard topped the podium, while Russia's Anton Shipulin got the bronze.

    The Frenchman came home with three golds from the recently-concluded 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, but at the same time missed out on the chance of becoming the country's most decorated winter Olympian.


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