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16.12.2012
Risk Pays Off for Tobias Eberhard
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Austria’s Tobias Eberhard won the men’s 12.5K pursuit competition at IBU Cup 3 in Ridnaun today after his second place in the sprint. Alexey Volkov, winner of the sprint, finished in second place. Third place went to Volkov’s Russian teammate Timofey Lapshin, who jumped from 11th place onto the podium with clean shooting.
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15.12.2012
Olsbu Wins Women’s Sprint in Ridnaun
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Marte Olsbu won the women’s 7.5K sprint at IBU Cup 3 in Ridnaun, Italy. The Norwegian needed 24:09.9 after shooting clean. She continues a trend this season because so far, the Norwegian women won all individual competitions at IBU Cups this season. Her teammate Ane Skrove Nossum, finished 30.8 seconds back, with clean shooting. Third went to Poland’s Paulina Bobak with one penalty, 1:09.7 back.
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15.12.2012
Alexey Volkov Wins Ridnaun Sprint
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Alexey Volkov of Russia won the men’s 10K sprint at IBU Cup 3 in Ridnaun, Italy. He shot clean to finish 3.7 seconds ahead of Tobias Eberhard of Austria, who also shot clean. Austria also claimed the third podium spot as Daniel Mesotitsch finished 38.9 seconds back with one penalty.
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13.12.2012
Russia Wins Mixed Relay, Topping Ukraine and France
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The Russian mixed relay team with Anastasia Zagoruiko, Marina Korovina, Alexander Pechenkin and Timofey Lapshin won the first competition at the IBU Cup 3 in Ridnaun, Italy in a dominating fashion. Behind them, Ukraine and France finished second and third.
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12.12.2012
Mixed Relay Opens IBU Cup 3
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It's been only one week that the IBU Cup 3 was relocated from Forni Avoltri to Ridnaun in Italy after the Italian Ski Federation announced that Forni Avoltri was not able to conduct the event. Still, it is hardly noticeable in the small South Tyrolean Biathlon village that this IBU Cup has not been planned for months.
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05.12.2012
Relocation of IBU Cup 3 to Ridnaun, Italy
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The Italian Ski Federation (FISI) informed the IBU today regarding the relocation of the IBU Cup 3, scheduled in Forni Avoltri on December 12-16, 2012, to Ridnaun-Ridanna.
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01.12.2012
Third Sprint, Third Victory for Eberhard
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For the third time in the third sprint of the IBU Cup season, nobody was able to beat Julian Eberhard of Austria. He won the men’s 10k sprint, with one penalty at IBU Cup 2 today in 26:06.3. Second place went to the surprisingly strong Russian Alexey Slepov with also one penalty, 13.6 seconds back. Third place went to Norway’s Alexander Os who matched the others at the shooting range but was 23.7 seconds slower.
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01.12.2012
Flatland Doubles Up with Sprint Victory
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Ann Kristin Aafedt Flatland made it two-for-two by taking the women’s 7.5K sprint this morning at the IBU Cup in Beitostolen. Just as in yesterday’s 15K individual victory, Flatland shot clean, while covering the tracks in 22:04. Russia’s Larisa Kuznetsova, matched Flatland at the shooting range but finished 14.5 seconds behind the Norwegian. Third place went to Kuznetsova’s teammate Anastasia Zagoruiko with one penalty, 29.7 seconds back.
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30.11.2012
Tcherezov Takes 20K
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Ivan Tcherezov of Russia won the men’s 20K individual at IBU Cup 2 in Beitostolen. His victory was the highlight of a successful day for the Russian biathlon team. They again had two athletes on the podium alongside a Norwegian, just as in the women’s 15K earlier in the day. While Ann Kristin Aafedt Flatland won in the morning, Alexander Os finished in second place, ahead of Timofey Lapshin.
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30.11.2012
Flatland Wins 15K after Baby Break
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Just in time for the first competition of IBU Cup 2 in Beitostolen, Norway, light flurries stopped and the sun broke through the clouds. With that came a drop in temperatures, handled best by Norway’s Ann Kristin Aafedt Flatland who shot clean and won the women’s 15K individual in 49:50
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