1988–89 Biathlon World Cup

The 1988–89 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 15 December 1988 in Albertville, France, and ended on 19 March 1989 in Steinkjer, Norway. It was the 12th season of the Biathlon World Cup.

1988–89 World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Elena Golovina
Nations Cup East Germany East Germany Soviet Union Soviet Union
Individual Soviet Union Alexandr Popov Soviet Union Elena Golovina
Sprint Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Elena Golovina
Competition

CalendarEdit

Below is the World Cup calendar for the 1988–89 season.[1][2][3][4]

Location Date Individual Sprint Team event Relay
  Albertville 15–18 December [1][2][3][5][6] [1][2][3][7][8]
  Borovets 19–22 January [1][2][3][9][10] [1][2][3][11][12]
  Ruhpolding 26–29 January [1][2][3][13][14] [1][2][3][15][16]
  Feistritz 7–12 February
  Hämeenlinna 2–5 March [1][2][3][17] [1][2][3][18]
  Östersund 9–12 March [1][2][3][19][20] [1][2][3][21][22]
  Steinkjer 16–19 March [1][2][3][23][24] [1][2][3][25][26]
Total 6 6 3 3
  • 1989 World Championship races were not included in the 1988–89 World Cup scoring system.
  • 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 15 December 1988   Albertville 20 km Individual   Birk Anders   Alexandr Popov   Frank-Peter Roetsch   Birk Anders [1][2][3][27][28]
1 17 December 1988   Albertville 10 km Sprint   Frank Luck   Eirik Kvalfoss   Birk Anders [1][2][3][29][30]
2 19 January 1989   Borovets 20 km Individual   Jan Matouš   Thierry Gerbier   Eirik Kvalfoss   Eirik Kvalfoss [1][2][3][31][32]
2 21 January 1989   Borovets 10 km Sprint   Birk Anders   Ernst Reiter   Frank-Peter Roetsch [1][2][3][11][33]
3 26 January 1989   Ruhpolding 20 km Individual   Sergei Bulygin   Alexandr Popov   Frank-Peter Roetsch   Frank-Peter Roetsch [1][2][3][34][35]
3 28 January 1989   Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint   Frank-Peter Roetsch   Eirik Kvalfoss   Alexandr Popov [1][2][3][15][36]
4 2 March 1989   Hämeenlinna 20 km Individual   Alexandr Popov   Eirik Kvalfoss   Sergei Tchepikov   Eirik Kvalfoss [1][2][3][37]
4 4 March 1989   Hämeenlinna 10 km Sprint   Eirik Kvalfoss   Juri Kashkarov   Valeriy Medvedtsev [1][2][3][18]
5 9 March 1989   Östersund 20 km Individual   Sergei Tchepikov   Valeriy Medvedtsev   Alexandr Popov [1][2][3][38][39]
5 11 March 1989   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Johann Passler   Lars Wiklund   André Sehmisch [1][2][3][21][40]
6 16 March 1989   Steinkjer 20 km Individual   Fritz Fischer   Alexandr Popov   Ernst Reiter [1][2][3][41][42]
6 18 March 1989   Steinkjer 10 km Sprint   Fritz Fischer   Sergei Tchepikov   Thierry Gerbier [1][2][3][25][43]

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 15 December 1988   Les Saisies 15 km Individual   Mariya Manolova   Anne Elvebakk   Petra Schaaf   Mariya Manolova Detail
1 17 December 1988   Les Saisies 7.5 km Sprint   Nadezhda Aleksieva   Natalia Prikazchikova   Tsvetana Krasteva Detail
2 19 January 1989   Borovets 15 km Individual   Natalia Ivanova   Elena Golovina   Luiza Tcherepanova   Elena Golovina Detail
2 21 January 1989   Borovets 7.5 km Sprint   Elena Golovina   Tsvetana Krasteva   Elin Kristiansen Detail
3 26 January 1989   Ruhpolding 15 km Individual   Martina Stede   Natalia Prikazchikova   Elena Golovina Detail
3 28 January 1989   Ruhpolding 7.5 km Sprint   Svetlana Davidova   Elena Golovina   Mariya Manolova Detail
4 2 March 1989   Hämeenlinna 15 km Individual   Elena Golovina   Svetlana Davidova   Natalia Prikazchikova Detail
4 4 March 1989   Hämeenlinna 7.5 km Sprint   Elena Golovina   Natalia Prikazchikova   Seija Hyytiäinen Detail
5 9 March 1989   Östersund 15 km Individual   Iva Shkodreva   Tsvetana Krasteva   Svetlana Davidova Detail
5 11 March 1989   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Natalia Prikazchikova   Anne Elvebakk   Tsvetana Krasteva Detail
6 16 March 1989   Steinkjer 15 km Individual   Martina Stede   Mona Bollerud   Elin Kristiansen Detail
6 18 March 1989   Steinkjer 7.5 km Sprint   Anne Elvebakk   Svetlana Davidova   Synnøve Thoresen Detail

Men's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
2 22 January 1989   Borovets[1][2][11] 4x7.5 km Relay   West Germany
Ernst Reiter
Alois Reiter
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Fritz Fischer
  East Germany
Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Birk Anders
Frank-Peter Roetsch
  Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Kos
Martin Rypl
Jan Matouš
Jiří Holubec
3 29 January 1989   Ruhpolding[1][2][15][44] 4x7.5 km Relay   East Germany
Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Frank-Peter Roetsch
Birk Anders
  Soviet Union
Dmitry Vasilyev
Sergei Tchepikov
Alexandr Popov
Valeriy Medvedtsev
  West Germany
Ernst Reiter
Franz Wudy
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Fritz Fischer
5 12 March 1989   Östersund[1][2][21] 4x7.5 km Relay   Soviet Union
Juri Kashkarov
Sergei Tchepikov
Alexandr Popov
Valeriy Medvedtsev
  Norway
Geir Einang
Frode Løberg
Gisle Fenne
Eirik Kvalfoss
  East Germany
Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Raik Dittrich
Birk Anders

Women's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
2 22 January 1989   Borovets[1][2][11] 3x6 km Relay   West Germany
Martina Stede
Dorina Pieper
Petra Schaaf
  Norway
Synnøve Thoresen
Elin Kristiansen
Anne Elvebakk
  Soviet Union
Natalia Prikazchikova
Tatiana Sharamtchevskaia
Anna Kuzmina
3 29 January 1989   Ruhpolding[1][2][15][45] 3x6 km Relay   Soviet Union
Natalia Prikazchikova
Svetlana Davidova
Elena Golovina
  Finland
Tuija Vuoksiala
Pirjo Mattila
Seija Hyytiäinen
  Bulgaria
Cvetana Krasteva
Nadezhda Aleksieva
Mariya Manolova
5 12 March 1989   Östersund[1][2][21] 3x6 km Relay   Soviet Union
Natalia Prikazchikova
Elena Golovina
Svetlana Davidova
  Bulgaria
Cvetana Krasteva
Iva Shkodreva
Nadezhda Aleksieva
  Norway
Synnøve Thoresen
Elin Kristiansen
Anne Elvebakk

Standings: MenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
1.   Eirik Kvalfoss 195
2.   Alexandr Popov 184
3.   Sergei Tchepikov 164
4.   Birk Anders 157
5.   Valeriy Medvedtsev 149
  • Final standings after 12 races.

[1][2][21]

Standings: WomenEdit

[1][2][21]

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
1.   Elena Golovina 210
2.   Natalia Prikazchikova 187
3.   Svetlana Davidova 185
4.   Cvetana Krasteva 176
5.   Anne Elvebakk 165
  • Final standings after 12 races.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union1214935
2  West Germany61310
3  East Germany51612
4  Bulgaria33410
5  Norway28515
6  Czechoslovakia1012
7  Italy1001
8  Finland0112
  France0112
10  Sweden0101
Totals (10 entries)30303090

AchievementsEdit

MenEdit

First World Cup career victory
  •   Birk Anders (GDR), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 1 Individual in Albertville; it also was his first podium
  •   Frank Luck (GDR), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 1 Sprint in Albertville; it also was his first podium
  •   Sergei Bulygin (URS), 25, in his 7th season — the WC 3 Individual in Ruhpolding; first podium was the 1984–85 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva
  •   Sergei Tchepikov (URS), 22, in his 3rd season — the WC 5 Individual in Östersund; first podium was the 1988–89 Individual in Hämeenlinna
First World Cup podium
  •   Thierry Gerbier (FRA), 23, in his 4th season — no. 2 in the WC 2 Individual in Borovets
  •   Sergei Tchepikov (URS), 22, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 4 Individual in Hämeenlinna
  •   Lars Wiklund (SWE), in his 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 5 Sprint in Östersund
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

WomenEdit

Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

The following notable biathletes retired after the 1988–89 season:

ReferencesEdit

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