Czech biathlon competitor Veronika Vítková has won the first winter Olympic medal for the Czech Republic.
Vítková won a bronze medal in the sprint competition and was just 1.6 seconds behind the second placed Norwegian Marte Olsbu. The competition was won by Germany’s Laura Dahlmeir.
Separately, speed skater Martina Sáblíková was forth in the 3,000 metres completion with Dutch rivals winning all the medals.
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