Sarah Beaudry nearly nabbed a podium position at worlds.
Beaudry, an 18-year-old from Prince George, finished fifth overall in a women's individual race at the world youth biathlon championships in Austria on Tuesday. On a 10-kilometre course, she was the highest-finishing member of Team Canada.
Beaudry's time was 34 minutes 37.4 seconds. Race-winner Uliana Kaisheva crossed the line with a clocking of 32:41.1. The silver medal went to Yuliya Zhuravok of the Ukraine (34:02.0), while Anastasiya Merkushyna, also of the Ukraine, took bronze in a time of 34:13.5 -- just 23.9 seconds ahead of Beaudry.
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