2005–06 Biathlon World Cup

The 2005−06 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The 2006 Winter Olympics were part of the Biathlon World Cup. The season lasted from 26 November 2005 to 26 March 2006.

2005–06 World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Ole Einar Bjørndalen Germany Kati Wilhelm
Nations Cup Germany Germany Germany Germany
Individual Germany Michael Greis Russia Svetlana Ishmouratova
Sprint Poland Tomasz Sikora Germany Kati Wilhelm
Pursuit Norway Ole Einar Bjørndalen Germany Kati Wilhelm
Mass start Norway Ole Einar Bjørndalen Germany Martina Glagow
Relay Germany Germany Russia Russia
Competition

The men's overall World Cup was won by Norway's Ole Einar Bjørndalen, while Kati Wilhelm of Germany claimed the women's overall World Cup.

CalendarEdit

Below is the World Cup calendar for the 2005–06 season.[1]

Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Details
  Östersund 25–29 November
  Hochfilzen 7–11 December
  Brezno-Osrblie 14–18 December
  Oberhof 3–8 January
  Ruhpolding 10–15 January
  Antholz 18–22 January
  Cesana San Sicario 10–26 February Winter Olympics
  Pokljuka 7–11 March
  Kontiolahti 15–19 March
  Oslo 22–26 March
Total 3 10 8 5 5

World Cup PodiumEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 26 November 2005   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Stian Eckhoff   Raphaël Poirée   Ilmārs Bricis   Stian Eckhoff Detail
1 27 November 2005   Östersund 12.5 km Pursuit   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Vincent Defrasne   Ivan Tcherezov   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
2 8 December 2005   Hochfilzen 20 km Individual   Raphaël Poirée   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Michael Greis Detail
2 10 December 2005   Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint   Frode Andresen   Lars Berger   Sven Fischer Detail
3 15 December 2005   Brezno-Osrblie 20 km Individual   Sven Fischer   Maxim Tchoudov   Michael Rösch Detail
3 16 December 2005   Brezno-Osrblie 10 km Sprint   Alexander Wolf   Michael Rösch   Sven Fischer   Raphaël Poirée Detail
3 18 December 2005   Brezno-Osrblie 12.5 km Pursuit   Sven Fischer   Alexander Wolf   Michael Rösch   Alexander Wolf Detail
4 7 January 2006   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Vincent Defrasne   Alexander Wolf   Maxim Tchoudov Detail
4 8 January 2006   Oberhof 15 km Mass Start   Halvard Hanevold   Sven Fischer   Raphaël Poirée Detail
5 14 January 2006   Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint   Frode Andresen   Michael Rösch   Michael Greis   Raphaël Poirée Detail
5 15 January 2006   Ruhpolding 12.5 km Pursuit   Michael Rösch   Raphaël Poirée   Sergei Tchepikov Detail
6 19 January 2006   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint   Frode Andresen   Ricco Groß   Maxim Tchoudov Detail
6 20 January 2006   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit   Ricco Groß   Halvard Hanevold   Frode Andresen Detail
6 22 January 2006   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Mass Start   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Raphaël Poirée   Frode Andresen Detail
OG 11 February 2006   Turin 20 km Individual   Michael Greis   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Halvard Hanevold Detail
OG 14 February 2006   Turin 10 km Sprint   Sven Fischer   Halvard Hanevold   Frode Andresen Detail
OG 18 February 2006   Turin 12.5 km Pursuit   Vincent Defrasne   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Sven Fischer   Sven Fischer Detail
OG 25 February 2006   Turin 15 km Mass Start   Michael Greis   Tomasz Sikora   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
7 8 March 2006   Pokljuka 10 km Sprint   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Raphaël Poirée   Carl Johan Bergman   Raphaël Poirée Detail
7 11 March 2006   Pokljuka 12.5 km Pursuit   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Raphaël Poirée   Carl Johan Bergman Detail
8 16 March 2005   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Carl Johan Bergman   Tomasz Sikora   Sven Fischer Detail
8 18 March 2006   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Pursuit   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Raphaël Poirée   Lars Berger Detail
8 19 March 2006   Kontiolahti 15 km Mass Start   Tomasz Sikora   Raphaël Poirée   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
9 23 March 2006   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Ilmārs Bricis   Mattias Nilsson   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
9 25 March 2006   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Tomasz Sikora   Ricco Groß Detail
9 26 March 2006   Oslo Holmenkollen 15 km Mass Start   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Roman Dostál   Sergei Rozhkov Detail

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 26 November 2005   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Uschi Disl   Tadeja Brankovič   Katrin Apel   Uschi Disl Detail
1 27 November 2005   Östersund 10 km Pursuit   Olga Zaitseva   Kati Wilhelm   Andrea Henkel Detail
2 7 December 2005   Hochfilzen 15 km Individual   Anna Carin Olofsson   Olga Zaitseva   Natalia Guseva   Olga Zaitseva Detail
2 9 December 2005   Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint   Kati Wilhelm   Svetlana Ishmouratova   Uschi Disl Detail
3 15 December 2005   Brezno-Osrblie 15 km Individual   Svetlana Ishmouratova   Albina Akhatova   Florence Baverel-Robert Detail
3 17 December 2005   Brezno-Osrblie 7.5 km Sprint   Anna Carin Olofsson   Kati Wilhelm   Lilia Efremova   Kati Wilhelm Detail
3 18 December 2005   Brezno-Osrblie 10 km Pursuit   Anna Carin Olofsson   Kati Wilhelm   Uschi Disl Detail
4 7 January 2006   Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint   Kati Wilhelm   Anna Carin Olofsson   Linda Tjørhom Detail
4 8 January 2006   Oberhof 12.5 km Mass Start   Martina Glagow   Olga Pyleva   Katrin Apel Detail
5 13 January 2006   Ruhpolding 7.5 km Sprint   Sandrine Bailly   Kati Wilhelm   Svetlana Ishmouratova Detail
5 15 January 2006   Ruhpolding 10 km Pursuit   Liv Grete Poirée   Kati Wilhelm   Albina Akhatova Detail
6 19 January 2006   Antholz-Anterselva 7.5 km Sprint   Kati Wilhelm   Sandrine Bailly   Albina Akhatova Detail
6 21 January 2006   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Pursuit   Kati Wilhelm   Sandrine Bailly   Albina Akhatova Detail
6 22 January 2006   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Mass Start   Martina Glagow   Andrea Henkel   Uschi Disl Detail
OG 13 February 2006   Turin 15 km Individual   Svetlana Ishmouratova   Olga Pyleva   Martina Glagow Detail
OG 16 February 2006   Turin 7.5 km Sprint   Florence Baverel-Robert   Anna Carin Olofsson   Lilia Efremova Detail
OG 18 February 2006   Turin 10 km Pursuit   Kati Wilhelm   Martina Glagow   Albina Akhatova Detail
OG 25 February 2006   Turin 12.5 km Mass Start   Anna Carin Olofsson   Kati Wilhelm   Uschi Disl Detail
7 9 March 2006   Pokljuka 7.5 km Sprint   Linda Tjørhom   Sandrine Bailly   Florence Baverel-Robert Detail
7 11 March 2006   Pokljuka 10 km Pursuit   Sandrine Bailly   Kati Wilhelm   Katrin Apel Detail
8 16 March 2005   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Anna Carin Olofsson   Olena Zubrilova   Tadeja Brankovič Detail
8 18 March 2006   Kontiolahti 10 km Pursuit   Anna Carin Olofsson   Kati Wilhelm   Olena Zubrilova Detail
8 19 March 2006   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Mass Start   Olena Zubrilova   Kati Wilhelm   Tadeja Brankovič Detail
9 23 March 2006   Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint   Martina Glagow   Michela Ponza   Ekaterina Ivanova Detail
9 25 March 2006   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit   Kati Wilhelm   Anna Bogaliy-Titovets   Anna Carin Olofsson Detail
9 26 March 2006   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Mass Start   Linda Tjørhom   Sandrine Bailly   Olga Nazarova Detail

Men's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
1 29 November 2005   Östersund 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Stian Eckhoff
Egil Gjelland
Halvard Hanevold
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Russia
Filipp Shulman
Ivan Tcherezov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Nikolay Kruglov
  France
Julien Robert
Raphael Poiree
Alexandre Aubert
Vincent Defrasne
2 11 December 2005   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Ricco Gross
Alexander Wolf
Sven Fischer
Michael Greis
  Russia
Ivan Tcherezov
Nikolay Kruglov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Sergei Tchepikov
  France
Julien Robert
Vincent Defrasne
Ferréol Cannard
Raphael Poiree
4 4 January 2006   Oberhof 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Ricco Gross
Alexander Wolf
Sven Fischer
Michael Greis
  Russia
Sergei Rozhkov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Ivan Tcherezov
Nikolay Kruglov
  Belarus
Alexei Aidarov
Sergey Novikov
Vladimir Drachev
Oleg Ryzhenkov
5 12 January 2006   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Michael Rösch
Alexander Wolf
Sven Fischer
Michael Greis
  Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Wolfgang Perner
Ludwig Gredler
Christoph Sumann
  Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Frode Andresen
Stian Eckhoff
OG 21 February 2006   Torino 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Ricco Gross
Michael Rösch
Sven Fischer
Michael Greis
  Russia
Ivan Tcherezov
Sergei Tchepikov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Nikolay Kruglov
  France
Julien Robert
Vincent Defrasne
Ferréol Cannard
Raphael Poiree

Women's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
1 29 November 2005   Östersund 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Liv Grete Poiree
Gro Marit Istad-Kristiansen
Gunn Margit Andreassen
Linda Tjorhom
  France
Delphyne Peretto
Christelle Gros
Florence Baverel-Robert
Sandrine Bailly
  Russia
Olga Pyleva
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Natalia Guseva
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
2 10 December 2005   Hochfilzen 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Liv Grete Poiree
Gro Marit Istad-Kristiansen
Gunn Margit Andreassen
Linda Tjorhom
  Russia
Olga Pyleva
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Albina Akhatova
Olga Zaitseva
  Germany
Martina Glagow
Simone Denkinger
Katrin Apel
Kati Wilhelm
4 5 January 2006   Oberhof 4x6 km Relay   France
Delphyne Peretto
Florence Baverel-Robert
Sylvie Becaert
Sandrine Bailly
  Germany
Uschi Disl
Andrea Henkel
Katrin Apel
Kati Wilhelm
  Belarus
Ekaterina Ivanova
Olga Nazarova
Lyudmila Ananko
Olena Zubrilova
5 11 January 2006   Ruhpolding 4x6 km Relay   Russia
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Albina Akhatova
Olga Zaitseva
  Germany
Martina Glagow
Andrea Henkel
Katrin Apel
Simone Denkinger
  Slovenia
Teja Gregorin
Andreja Mali
Andreja Koblar
Tadeja Brankovič
OG 23 February 2006   Torino 4x6 km Relay   Russia
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Olga Zaitseva
Albina Akhatova
  Germany
Martina Glagow
Andrea Henkel
Katrin Apel
Kati Wilhelm
  France
Delphyne Peretto
Florence Baverel-Robert
Sylvie Becaert
Sandrine Bailly

MixedEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
WC 12 March 2006   Pokljuka 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Russia
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
Sergei Tchepikov
Irina Malgina
Nikolay Kruglov
  Norway
Linda Tjorhom
Halvard Hanevold
Tora Berger
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  France
Florence Baverel-Robert
Vincent Defrasne
Sandrine Bailly
Raphaël Poirée

Standings: MenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Ole Einar Bjørndalen 814
2.   Raphaël Poirée 695
3.   Sven Fischer 674
4.   Tomasz Sikora 606
5.   Michael Rösch 573
  • Final standings after 26 races.

Standings: WomenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Kati Wilhelm 969
2.   Anna Carin Olofsson 818
3.   Martina Glagow 694
4.   Sandrine Bailly 674
5.   Uschi Disl 580
  • Final standings after 26 races.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany22211861
2  Norway197935
3  France713828
4  Sweden72413
5  Russia6111330
6  Poland1304
7  Belarus1157
8  Slovenia0134
9  Latvia0112
10  Austria0101
  Czech Republic0101
  Italy0101
13  Ukraine0022
Totals (13 nations)636363189

AchievementsEdit

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

RetirementsEdit

The following notable biathletes retired after the 2005–06 season:


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Cup Schedule". Archived from the original on 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2018-01-15.

External linksEdit