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07.02.2016
Fourcade, Dorin Habert Duo Takes Single Mixed Relay
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The French duo of Martin Fourcade and Marie Dorin Habert, with just four spare rounds easily won the single mixed relay this morning in 37:59. Austria finished second, with eight spares, 45.2 seconds back, while Norway with seven spares was third, 55.3 seconds back.
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07.02.2016
Frosty, the Canmore Biathlon Snowman
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Everyone getting off the athlete and spectator busses at the Canmore Nordic Center for this week’s BMW IBU World Cup 7 is greeted by a familiar winter face, Frosty the Snowman! Frosty was carved out of packed snow by local artist Joe Martin over two days. Frosty has become a perfect “photo opportunity” for young and old, bringing a smile to many faces this week. Through the magic of time-lapse watch him come to life in “Frosty, the Canmore Biathlon Snowman.”
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06.02.2016
Italian Double: Wierer Wins Mass Start
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Italy's Dorothea Wierer won the first mass start of her career, making it "Italian Day" after her teammate Dominik Windisch won the men's mass start just an hour earlier. Wierer had a single penalty in the first prone, but hit the next 15 shots in a row for a 36:50 victory. France's Marie Dorin Habert finished second, also with one penalty, 20.8 seconds back and Gabriela Soukalova of Czech Republic finished third, with one penalty, 50.2 seconds back.
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06.02.2016
Canmore Mass Start to Dominik Windisch
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Italy's Dominik Windisch, with four penalties on a very windy morning, came from third position after the final standing stage to claim his first career World Cup win the mass start in 40:37.1. Second went to Germany's Benedikt Doll, also with four penalties, 4.1 seconds back, while France's Quentin Fillon Maillet was third, with three penalties, 8.6 seconds back.
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05.02.2016
Canmore Postcard: Great Scenery, Active Lifestyle
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Canmore Alberta, Canada, host of BMW IBU World Cup 7 this week is a small town with a huge vista of the Rocky Mountains as its backdrop. This is a town filled with history, where there is always something to do; especially in the great outdoors. Yet at the same time, there is lively café and restaurant culture and as in all resort areas, shopping to fill those extra hours of the day. One look at our “Postcard from Canmore” and almost everyone will be ready to book their next holiday!
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05.02.2016
Pidhrushna Flies to Sprint Victory
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Olena Pidhrushna of Ukraine completed her return to competition after sitting out last season with a clean shooting victory in today's women's sprint. Her time of 19:56.9 put her 7.5 seconds ahead of Poland's Krystyna Guzik who also shot clean. Third went to Italy's Dorothea Wierer with one penalty, 12.4 seconds back.
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05.02.2016
Martin, Anton and Simon in Canmore Sprint
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Martin Fourcade of France led the way in the men' sprint this morning with a clean-shooting 23:51.5 victory over Anton Shipulin of Russia and Simon Schempp of Germany, who also shot clean but finished 15.7 and 18.7 seconds back, respectively.
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04.02.2016
IBU Press Release on Athlete
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IBU provisionally suspends an athlete as of immediately due to detection of a substance that is new on the WADA prohibited list 2016
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03.02.2016
Canmore Course Tour with Rosanna Crawford
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The 1988 Olympic Biathlon stadium at the Canmore Nordic Center is just about ready for the this week's BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 7 that opens tomorrow with the men's 10K sprint at 11:15 local time (19:15 CET). The women's sprint follows on Friday at the same time.
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03.02.2016
Editors Choice Canmore Preview with Erik Lesser
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Like every week on the World Cup circuit, the battles for the podium will be hard-fought. The two Yellow Bibs Martin Fourcade and Gabriela Soukalova will be challenged in both the sprint and mass starts this week by their regular rivals except the top Norwegians.
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