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24.03.2016
Editors Choice Season Wrap-up: Biathlon at Its Best!
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
This was the 2015-16 BMW IBU World Cup season—10 venues; 9 countries from central Sweden to the sunny Pillerseetal and Slovenia's Julian Alps to the Bavarian Forest and Italy's Dolomites across the Atlantic to the Rocky Mountains, on to the Maine Woods, the beautiful Oslo Fjord and winding down in eastern Siberia. Four months of biathlon at its best
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21.03.2016
IBU World Cup Total Score: Fourcade and Soukalova
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
The big Crystal Globes for the IBU World Cup Total Score were awarded to Martin Fourcade and Gabriela Soukalova late yesterday afternoon in a ceremony at the Hotel Olympic in Khanty Mansiysk.
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21.03.2016
Reiter, Blashko Win IBU Junior Cup Total Score Titles
Copyright IBU/Mariya Osolodkina
The IBU JOECH and Junior Cup 4 closed on Sunday afternoon at Pokljuka. Like the World Cup circuit, the winners of the IBU Junior Cup Total Score were honored; the first winners in this new circuit were Dominic Reiter of Germany and Darya Blashko of Belarus.
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20.03.2016
Martin Fourcade: Globes, Passion and Family Video
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
Martin Fourcade dominated this season almost like no other. He won four Gold medals and one Silver medal at the recent IBU World Championships. Today, he officially completed his sweep of the crystal globes taking home the sprint, pursuit, individual and mass start small globes plus the big one the World Cup Total Score.
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20.03.2016
JOECH Pursuits to David Zobel & Julia Simon
Copyright IBU/Harald Duebert
Germany's David Zobel, with two penalties won the JOECH men's pursuit title in 32:56.7. France’s Julia Simon, with two penalties followed up with the Gold medal in the women’s pursuit in the afternoon session, in 36:28.5.
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20.03.2016
Mass Start Competitions Cancelled
Copyright IBU/Evgeniy Tumashov
Due to strong gusty winds the Competition Jury decided to cancel the Mass Start competitions for security reasons.
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19.03.2016
Retirement for Russia’s Ivan Tcherezov
Copyright IBU/Evgeniy Tumashov
Two-time Olympic medalist and three-time World Champion Ivan Tcherezov today announced his retirement at a press conference in Khanty Mansiysk. Khanty was a symbolic place for him to make this announcement: the 35-year-old athlete had his first and last World Championships here in 2003 and 2011. Now he returned to say good-bye.
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19.03.2016
Simon Schempp Tops Johannes in Pursuit
Copyright IBU/Evgeniy Tumashov
Germany's Simon Schempp won this evening's men's 12.5K pursuit, with three penalties in 33:27.8. Norway's Johannes Thingnes Boe, with one penalty was second, 8.5 seconds back. Third went to Germany's Erik Lesser, with two penalties 15.7 seconds back.
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19.03.2016
Kaisa Doubles Up with Pursuit Victory
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen doubled her fun today by adding a pursuit win to go with Thursday's sprint win. She recovered from single penalties in the first prone and first standing stages to finish in 30:06.7 France's Marie Dorin Habert, with one penalty finished second, 1.5 seconds back. Italy's Dorothea Wierer matched Dorin Habert at the shooting range but finished third, 5.7 seconds back.
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19.03.2016
Viktar Kryuko and Lena Arnaud Take JOECH Sprint Title
Copyright IBU/Harald Deubert
Viktar Kryuko of Belarus won his second title at IBU Junior Cup 4 & Junior Open European Championships with two penalties in 25:08.0. Later in the afternoon, clean-shooting Lena Arnaud of France won the women’s sprint in 23:02.2.
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