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31.01.2015
Varcin and Slepov Win IBU OECH Sprints
Copyright IBU/Andrei Ivanov
Coline Varcin of France needed 20:26.4 to claim her first career win with an IBU OECH sprint title while Alexey Slepov of Russia won men's 10K sprint in 22:38.0. Both shot clean. Varcin was just 17th in the individual competition with seven penalties, but today due to perfect shooting she had her personal best. Slepov with one victory and two second places in sprints on IBU Cups this season showed, unusual for him, perfect shooting, great speed on the last loop to finish first.
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30.01.2015
Merkushyna and Claude Wins IBU OECH Junior Sprints
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Anastasiya Merkushyna of Ukraine and Fabien Claude of France won the Gold medals, both with clean shooting in today's junior sprints at the IBU OECH. Merkushyna who had an IBU Cup podium and competed on the World Cup circuit this season won her title in 21:56.3. Claude, Fabien Claude of France claimed his first victory in the season in the junior men's 10K in 24:26.4. The third day of competitions at the IBU Open European Championships in cloudy Otepää brought less wind and more clean shooting in both competitions.
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29.01.2015
Volkov and Piscoran Win IBU OECH Gold
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On a very windy day, Russia's Olympic Champion Alexey Volkov and Luminita Piscoran of Romania won Gold medals in the 20K and 15K individual competitions. Volkov with his first individual podium of the season had two penalties in the last standing stage but still won in 53:23.2. Earlier in the day, Luminita Piscoran of Romania with a personal best result personal best today, won her Gold medal with 5 penalties in 51:15.7. It was not just the first individual medal for Piscoran, but the first podium ever for Romania at the IBU OECH.
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28.01.2015
IBU OECH Opens: Slivko and Begue First Champions
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Yesterday evening the Open European Championships in Otepää, Estonia kicked off with an official opening ceremony. Today on a cloudy and windy day, the juniors competed for the first medals in their individual competitions. Victoria Slivko of Russia and Aristide Begue claimed the first Gold medals winning the junior women and men's titles. Slivko had a single penalty, winning the 12.5K in 38:41.1. Later in the day, Begue was one of two junior men to shoot clean, taking his title in 39:522.1.
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27.01.2015
OECH Starts in Snowy Otepää
Copyright IBU/Mariya Osolodkina
The Open European Championships in Otepaa, Estonia will open with junior individual competitions tomorrow. 33 nations registered here will participate in 15 competitions over 7 days; 122 men, 86 women, 82 junior men and 69 junior women will try to show their best on the tracks and on the shooting range to compete for the medals.
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03.02.2014
Ukrainian Juniors Claim the OECH Mixed Relay Title
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The Ukrainian team consisting of Yuliya Bryhynets, Yuliya Zhuravok, Andriy Dotsenko and Artem Tyshchenko won Gold in the junior mixed relay today in a time of1:14:32, using 12 spare rounds. They were the only team that did not visit the penalty loop.
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01.02.2014
Norwegians Olsbu and Birkeland Take OECH Sprints
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Norway claimed both sprint titles in the IBU OECH today with Marte Olsbu taking the women's title in 22:48.2 with two penalties, while clean-shooting Lars Hegle Birkeland won the men's in 22:40.1.
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31.01.2014
Junior Sprint Titles for Tomingas and Yaliotnau
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Tuuli Tomingas claimed Estonia's second Gold medal at the IBU OECH, in the junior women's sprint today, covering the course in 22:13, with one penalty, while Belarusian Roman Yaliotnau won the junior men's title in24:43.5, with two penalties.
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30.01.2014
Surprising Canadian 15K Victory; Well-known Men in 20K
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Canada's Audrey Vaillancourt surprised the field by winning the women's 15K individual, with two penalties in 51:33.4 today while World Cup veteran Andrejs Rastorgujevs of Latvia won the men's 20K individual, with three penalties in 52:17.7 at the IBU Open European Championships.
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29.01.2014
First Titles at OECH to Russia and Estonia
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Russia’s Anastasia Evsyunina won the junior women’s 12.5K individual title, while Estonian Rene Zahkna took the junior men’s 15K individual today at the IBU Open European Championships today in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic.
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