This means the team of Soo Jin Yang, Mina Jeong and Min ji Choi will have a 20 second lead heading into the combined event ahead of the defending champions Hungary who scored an impressive 1154.
The Hungarian girls of Leila Gyenesei, Sarolta Kovacs and Krisztina Cseh will be half focused on catching the Koreans, but also keeping the long legs of Olympic Champion Lena Schoneborn and her Germany team mates who are only 2 seconds back from over taking them.
Great Britain are only another 2 seconds behind the German’s so will have their eyes firmly fixed on a medal. They will be chased by Belarus who has one of the quickest athletes in Anastaysia Prokopenko in their team so they will be confident in wiping off the seconds very quickly.
Mexico won the riding with a score of 1190 which lifted them off the bottom of the ladder ahead of their American rivals.
The relay combined event works by each athlete doing 2 laps of the course, which means 2x5 shots and 2x1000m for a total of 30 shots and 6000m.