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02.02.2014
Brorsson and Tsvetkov Win OECH Pursuit Titles
Copyright IBU/Květoslav Frgal
Sweden's Mona Brorsson won the women's pursuit in 32:38.7, with two penalties, while Russia's Maxim Tsvetkov won the men's pursuit in 31:56.4, with one penalty to claim the IBU OECH title in their respective competitions today.
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19.01.2014
Antholz Inside Track Wrap-up with Andrea and Simon
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Germany came away the big winner this week in Antholz with Andrea Henkel second in the sprint and winning the pursuit, while Simon Schempp won both competitions. The German men then came back for third place in the men's relay. The French team won that final competition, the men's relay as the teams now focus on Sochi.
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19.01.2014
France Wins Fog-delayed Men’s Relay in Antholz
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
France won the final competition before the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, taking the men's 4 X 7.5K relay in 1:14:34.6, with four spare rounds. Sweden with a penalty and five spare rounds finished 2.6 seconds back. Germany finished third, with a penalty and 10 spare rounds, 38.8 seconds back.
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19.01.2014
Fog Forces Women’s Relay Cancellation in Antholz
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Fog enveloped the Antholz Stadium during the second leg of the women's relay this morning, forcing officials to cancel the event. The fog was so thick that everything beyond 25 meters was completely white.
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19.01.2014
Rifle Stocks and Guitars by Bachmann Video
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A small Antholz workshop is the home of a true artisan, Rudolph Bachmann, a guitar maker whose passion is biathlon.
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18.01.2014
Andrea Henkel Takes Antholz Pursuit
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Clean-shooting Andrea Henkel of Germany won the women's 10K pursuit in 31:04.5, taking the lead after the final standing stage and holding off Belarusian Nadezhda Skardino who also shot clean, by 1.6 seconds. Third went to the fast finishing Tora Berger, with three penalties, 6.6 seconds back.
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17.01.2014
Schempp and Hofer Tie in Antholz Sprint
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Germany's Simon Schempp and Italy's Lukas Hofer tied for first place, with a time of 22:44.9 in the Antholz sprint today, marking the first career wins for both of them. Schempp shot clean while Hofer had a single standing penalty. Schempp's teammate Arnd Peiffer was third, also shooting clean, 4.6 seconds back.
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17.01.2014
A Little Südtirol Night Music with Luki, Lowell & Doro
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Many evenings during the World Cup season are devoted to Skype, reading, board games or other diversions, but once in a while the athletes relax with a little music.
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16.01.2014
First Win for Bescond in Antholz Sprint
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France's Anais Bescond claimed the first podium and the first win of her career by taking the 7.5K sprint today in 20:32.2, with a single penalty. Second place went to Andrea Henkel of Germany, who shot clean but finished 6.7 seconds back. Belarusian Darya Domracheva finished third, with two penalties, 10.1 seconds back.
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16.01.2014
Antholz 2.5K Course Tour with Dorothea Wierer Video
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Italy's Dorothea Wierer who grew up on the tracks at Antholz toured the 2.5K loop on a beautiful, clear Tuesday morning, enjoying the winter scenery.
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