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18.03.2012
Khanty Mansiysk Opening Video
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Although the closing ceremonies in Khanty Mansiysk are just a few hours away, a quick video recap of the Opening last Wednesday evening is in order.
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11.03.2012
Korovina and Lesser Win IBU Cup Pursuits
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The IBU Cup season ended with the pursuit competitions at the IBU Cup 8 Biathlon in Altenberg, Germany today. The women’s 10K pursuit was won by Marina Korovina from Russia in 34:04.6 with five penalties. Second place went to Norway’s Tiril Eckhoff with six penalties, 6 seconds back. Third was Korovina’s teammate Valentina Nazarova with six penalties, 14.9 seconds back. Erik Lesser
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10.03.2012
Döll and Bjoentegaard Top the Podium
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Germany’s Juliane Döll won the women’s 7.5k sprint competition at the IBU Cup 8 in Altenberg, Germany in 21:02, with clean shooting. Second place went to Tiril Eckhoff of Norway with two penalties, 47.3 seconds back. Russia’s Marina Korovina finished third with one miss, 55.2 seconds back.
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07.03.2012
IBU Cup Finale in Altenberg
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While all eyes in the biathlon world are on the IBU World Championships Biathlon in Ruhpolding, the last IBU Cup of the season will take place in Altenberg, Germany this weekend. After the individual, sprint and pursuit competitions are over, the total score winners will be honored.
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15.02.2012
Trip to National Park
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Instead of having to fly from Canmore to Whistler, as was originally planned, the athletes had a day off between IBU Cups 6 and 7 yesterday. Many of them, as well as officials and team staff, went on a tour offered by the Organizing Committee to both Banff National Park and Lake Louise, the location of the alpine competitions, or to Calgary for shopping, which was added last minute on special request by some athletes.
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12.02.2012
Korovina and Smith Repeat
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Canadian Nathan Smith shot clean to claim another victory in the second men’s 10k sprint at the IBU Cup 6 in Canmore. His time of 25:33.4 was 41.4 seconds ahead of Austria’s Friedrich Pinter. Third place went to Benedikt Doll of Germany with 3 penalties, 42.9 seconds back.
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11.02.2012
Home Victory for Nathan Smith in Canmore
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Nathan Smith celebrated a victory at home in Canmore today by capturing the first sprint at the IBU Cup 6. His time of 26:13.4, with one penalty was enough to keep him ahead of Sergey Klyachin of Russia and Martin Eng of Norway. Clean-shooting Russian Marina Korovina won the women’s 7.5K sprint in 21:04.7, with Germans Carolin Hennecke and Juliane Döll in second and third, 2.5 and 9.1 seconds back, respectively.
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08.02.2012
IBU Cup Flies to Canmore
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The IBU Cup break is over; the IBU Cup circuit is making its first “jump across the pond.” The next two events will be held in Canmore, AB, Canada on the upcoming weekend and the following week.
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04.02.2012
Clean-Shooting Peiffer Takes Pursuit
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Germany’s Arnd Peiffer moved from second in the sprint to first today in the men’s 12.5K pursuit, with a dominating clean shooting performance on the shooting range. Peiffer’s time of 31:44, put him 31.2 seconds ahead of Norway’s Emil Hegle Svendsen, with two penalties. Sprint winner Evgeniy Garanichev of Russia was third, also with two penalties, 36.3 seconds back.
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23.01.2012
The Role of the Coach Video
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Behind every successful biathlete, there is a coach who advises, guides, and assists the athlete as they climb the long road to success.
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