1985–86 Biathlon World Cup

The 1985–86 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the UIPMB (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne et Biathlon). The season started on 16 January 1986 in Antholz-Anterselva, Italy, and ended on 16 March 1986 in Boden, Sweden. It was the ninth season of the Biathlon World Cup.

1985–86 World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall East Germany André Sehmisch
Nations Cup East Germany East Germany
Competition

CalendarEdit

Below is the World Cup calendar for the 1985–86 season.[1][2][3]

Location Date Individual Sprint Relay
  Antholz-Anterselva 16–19 January
  Feistritz 23–26 January
  Oberhof 30 January–2 February
  Holmenkollen 20–23 February
  Lahti 7–9 March
  Boden 14–16 March
Total 6 6 6

*The relays were technically unofficial races as they did not count towards anything in the World Cup.

World Cup PodiumEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 16 January 1986   Antholz-Anterselva 20 km Individual   Valeriy Medvedtsev   Gottlieb Taschler   Sergei Antonov   Valeriy Medvedtsev [1][2][3][4][5]
1 18 January 1986   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint   Peter Angerer   Andrei Nepein   Gisle Fenne   Peter Angerer [1][2][3][6][7]
2 23 January 1986   Feistritz 20 km Individual   Sergei Antonov   Dmitry Vasilyev   André Sehmisch [1][2][3][8][9]
2 25 January 1986   Feistritz 10 km Sprint   Andrei Nepein   André Sehmisch   Frank-Peter Roetsch [1][2][3][10][11]
3 30 January 1986   Oberhof 20 km Individual   Peter Angerer   André Sehmisch   Anatoly Zhdanovich [1][2][3][12]
3 1 February 1986   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Matthias Jacob   André Sehmisch   Frank-Peter Roetsch [1][2][3][13]
4 8 March 1986   Lahti 20 km Individual   Peter Angerer   Jan Matouš   Andreas Zingerle [1][2][3][14]
4 9 March 1986   Lahti 10 km Sprint   André Sehmisch   Fritz Fischer   Johann Passler   André Sehmisch [1][2][3][14]
5 14 March 1986   Boden 20 km Individual   Tapio Piipponen   André Sehmisch   Alfred Eder [1][2][3][15][16]
5 15 March 1986   Boden 10 km Sprint   Matthias Jacob   Sergei Antonov   Eirik Kvalfoss [1][2][3][17][18]

Standings: MenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
1.   André Sehmisch 158
2.   Peter Angerer 146
3.   Matthias Jacob 124
4.   Tapio Piipponen 123
5.   Alfred Eder 120
  • Final standings after 10 races.

[1][2][17]

AchievementsEdit

First World Cup career victory
  •   Valeriy Medvedtsev (URS), 21, in his 1st season — the WC 1 Individual in Antholz-Anterselva; it also was his first podium
  •   Andrei Nepein (URS), in his 3rd season — the WC 2 Sprint in Feistritz; first podium was 1985–86 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva
  •   André Sehmisch (GDR), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 4 Sprint in Lahti; first podium was 1984–85 Sprint in Lahti
  •   Tapio Piipponen (FIN), 28, in his 7th season — the WC 5 Individual in Boden; first podium was 1981–82 Sprint in Ruhpolding
First World Cup podium
  •   Gottlieb Taschler (ITA), 24, in his 5th season — no. 2 in the WC 1 Individual in Antholz-Anterselva
  •   Andrei Nepein (URS), in his 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 1 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva
  •   Gisle Fenne (NOR), 22, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 1 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva
  •   Anatoly Zhdanovich (URS), 23, in his 1st season — no. 3 in the WC 3 Individual in Oberhof
  •   Jan Matouš (TCH), 24, in his 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 4 Individual in Lahti
  •   Andreas Zingerle (ITA), 24, in his 5th season — no. 3 in the WC 4 Individual in Lahti
  •   André Sehmisch (GDR), 20, in his 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 4 Sprint in Lahti
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

Following notable biathletes retired after the 1985–86 season:

ReferencesEdit

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