The Czech women was able to win the relay already for the third time in this biathlon season. The team from the Czech Republic with Eva Puskarcikova, Gabriela Soukalova, Jitka Landova und Veronika Vitkova won the 4 x 6 km long race at Holmenkollen ahead of the surprising quartet from Italy and France on rank three. The Czechs needed 5 spare loops and showed a very good team performance. Representative for the Czech team Soukalova said: "We are a small team. Over the past couple of years, we have become bigger and stronger; our success has come from experience."She commented her personal performance: "We brought today a good performance as a team. Unfortunately I'm not quitem satisfied with my shooting, but on the track I could compensate."