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Bjoerndalen aims to become winter's greatest Olympian

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Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen could become the greatest winter Olympian of all time on Monday when the 40-year-old targets a record 13th medal at the Sochi Games. 

Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen competes in the Men's Biathlon 10km Sprint at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 8, 2014 in Rosa Khutor

Bjoerndalen, taking part in his sixth Games, drew level with compatriot Bjorn Daehlie when he clinched a 12th medal with gold in Saturday's 10km sprint and now he starts the 12.5km as favourite.

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