Czech Michal Krčmář wins silver in Olympic biathlon sprint

Czech Michal Krčmář won the country’s second medal in the Winter Olympics with a second place in the biathlon sprint event on Sunday.

Krčmář was just 4.4 seconds behind the winner, Germany’s Arnd Peiffer.

Twenty-seven year old Krčmář’s best place in the previous world cup season was third and a bronze. The Olympic silver is the first major medal of his career.