2009–10 Biathlon World Cup

The 2009–10 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started 2 December 2009 in Östersund, Sweden and ended 28 March 2010 with the Mixed Relay World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Races of the season were broadcast in Europe on Eurosport channel.

2009–10 Biathlon World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen Germany Magdalena Neuner
Nations Cup Norway Norway Germany Germany
Individual Austria Christoph Sumann Sweden Anna Carin Zidek
Sprint Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen Germany Simone Hauswald
Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Germany Magdalena Neuner
Mass start Russia Evgeny Ustyugov Germany Magdalena Neuner
Relay Norway Norway Russia Russia
Competition

CalendarEdit

Below is the World Cup calendar for the 2009–10 season.[1]

Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Details
  Östersund 2–6 December details
  Hochfilzen 11–13 December details
  Pokljuka 17–20 December details
  Oberhof 6–10 January details
  Ruhpolding 13–17 January details
  Antholz 20–24 January details
  Vancouver 13–26 February Winter Olympics
  Kontiolahti 12–14 March details
  Oslo 18–21 March details
  Khanty-Mansiysk 25–27 March details
Total 4 10 6 5 5

World Cup podiumsEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 3 December 2009   Östersund 20 km Individual   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Tim Burke   Christoph Sumann   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
1 5 December 2009   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Tim Burke Detail
2 11 December 2009   Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Nikolay Kruglov   Evgeny Ustyugov Detail
2 12 December 2009   Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Simon Eder   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
3 17 December 2009   Pokljuka 20 km Individual   Christoph Sumann   Simon Fourcade   Alexander Os   Christoph Sumann Detail
3 19 December 2009   Pokljuka 10 km Sprint   Ivan Tcherezov   Dominik Landertinger   Thomas Frei Detail
3 20 December 2009   Pokljuka 12.5 km Pursuit   Evgeny Ustyugov   Roland Lessing   Simon Eder   Tim Burke Detail
4 9 January 2010   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Evgeny Ustyugov   Michael Greis   Carl Johan Bergman   Evgeny Ustyugov Detail
4 10 January 2010   Oberhof 15 km Mass Start   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Tim Burke   Tomasz Sikora   Tim Burke Detail
5 14 January 2010   Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Michael Greis   Evgeny Ustyugov Detail
5 16 January 2010   Ruhpolding 15 km Mass Start   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Evgeny Ustyugov   Simon Eder Detail
6 21 January 2010   Antholz-Anterselva 20 km Individual   Serhiy Sednev   Daniel Mesotitsch   Alexis Bœuf Detail
6 23 January 2010   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint   Arnd Peiffer   Dominik Landertinger   Christoph Stephan Detail
6 24 January 2010   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit   Daniel Mesotitsch   Arnd Peiffer   Dominik Landertinger   Simon Fourcade Detail
OG 14 February 2010   Vancouver 10 km Sprint   Vincent Jay   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Jakov Fak   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
OG 16 February 2010   Vancouver 12.5 km Pursuit   Björn Ferry   Christoph Sumann   Vincent Jay   Christoph Sumann Detail
OG 18 February 2010   Vancouver 20 km Individual   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Sergey Novikov   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
OG 21 February 2010   Vancouver 15 km Mass Start   Evgeny Ustyugov   Martin Fourcade   Pavol Hurajt   Evgeny Ustyugov Detail
7 13 March 2010   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Ivan Tcherezov   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Martin Fourcade   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
7 14 March 2010   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Christian De Lorenzi   Vincent Jay Detail
8 18 March 2010   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Maxim Tchoudov   Christoph Sumann Detail
8 20 March 2010   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Simon Schempp   Ivan Tcherezov Detail
8 21 March 2010   Oslo Holmenkollen 15 km Mass Start   Ivan Tcherezov   Christoph Sumann   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
9 26 March 2010   Khanty-Mansiysk 10 km Sprint   Ivan Tcherezov   Christian De Lorenzi   Andriy Deryzemlya Detail
9 27 March 2010   Khanty-Mansiysk 15 km Mass Start   Dominik Landertinger   Arnd Peiffer   Halvard Hanevold Detail

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 2 December 2009   Östersund 15 km Individual   Helena Jonsson   Anna Carin Olofsson-Zidek   Darya Domracheva   Helena Jonsson Detail
1 5 December 2009   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Tora Berger   Olga Medvedtseva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
2 11 December 2009   Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint   Anna Carin Olofsson-Zidek   Helena Jonsson   Olga Zaitseva Detail
2 12 December 2009   Hochfilzen 10 km Pursuit   Helena Jonsson   Svetlana Sleptsova   Olga Zaitseva Detail
3 17 December 2009   Pokljuka 15 km Individual   Helena Jonsson   Anna Carin Olofsson-Zidek   Anastázia Kuzminová Detail
3 19 December 2009   Pokljuka 7.5 km Sprint   Svetlana Sleptsova   Anna Bogaliy-Titovets   Magdalena Neuner Detail
3 20 December 2009   Pokljuka 10 km Pursuit   Svetlana Sleptsova   Magdalena Neuner   Anna Bogaliy-Titovets Detail
4 8 January 2010   Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint   Simone Hauswald   Helena Jonsson   Ann Kristin Flatland Detail
4 10 January 2010   Oberhof 12.5 km Mass Start   Andrea Henkel   Helena Jonsson   Tora Berger Detail
5 13 January 2010   Ruhpolding 7.5 km Sprint   Anna Carin Olofsson-Zidek   Olga Medvedtseva   Magdalena Neuner Detail
5 16 January 2010   Ruhpolding 12.5 km Mass Start   Helena Jonsson   Simone Hauswald   Magdalena Neuner Detail
6 20 January 2010   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Individual   Magdalena Neuner   Kati Wilhelm   Andrea Henkel Detail
6 22 January 2010   Antholz-Anterselva 7.5 km Sprint   Magdalena Neuner   Andrea Henkel   Sandrine Bailly Detail
6 24 January 2010   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Pursuit   Andrea Henkel   Magdalena Neuner   Ann Kristin Flatland Detail
OG 13 February 2010   Vancouver 7.5 km Sprint   Anastázia Kuzminová   Magdalena Neuner   Marie Dorin Detail
OG 16 February 2010   Vancouver 10 km Pursuit   Magdalena Neuner   Anastázia Kuzminová   Marie-Laure Brunet Detail
OG 18 February 2010   Vancouver 15 km Individual   Tora Berger   Elena Khrustaleva   Darya Domracheva Detail
OG 21 February 2010   Vancouver 12.5 km Mass Start   Magdalena Neuner   Olga Zaitseva   Simone Hauswald Detail
7 13 March 2010   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Darya Domracheva   Olga Zaitseva   Kati Wilhelm   Magdalena Neuner Detail
7 14 March 2010   Kontiolahti 10 km Pursuit   Darya Domracheva   Magdalena Neuner   Simone Hauswald Detail
8 18 March 2010   Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint   Simone Hauswald   Darya Domracheva   Anna Carin Olofsson-Zidek Detail
8 20 March 2010   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit   Simone Hauswald   Darya Domracheva   Anna Carin Olofsson-Zidek Detail
8 21 March 2010   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Mass Start   Simone Hauswald   Vita Semerenko   Magdalena Neuner Detail
9 25 March 2010   Khanty-Mansiysk 7.5 km Sprint   Yana Romanova   Marie-Laure Brunet   Helena Jonsson Detail
9 27 March 2010   Khanty-Mansiysk 12.5 km Mass Start   Magdalena Neuner   Sandrine Bailly   Anastázia Kuzminová Detail

Men's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
1 6 December 2009   Östersund 4x7.5 km Relay   France
Vincent Jay
Vincent Defrasne
Simon Fourcade
Martin Fourcade
  Norway
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Alexander Os
Lars Berger
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Simon Eder
Dominik Landertinger
Christoph Sumann
2 13 December 2009   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Austria
Simon Eder
Daniel Mesotitsch
Dominik Landertinger
Christoph Sumann
  Russia
Ivan Tcherezov
Evgeny Ustyugov
Nikolay Kruglov
Maxim Tchoudov
  Germany
Christoph Stephan
Arnd Peiffer
Michael Greis
Simon Schempp
4 7 January 2010   Oberhof 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  France
Vincent Jay
Vincent Defrasne
Simon Fourcade
Martin Fourcade
  Germany
Christoph Stephan
Michael Greis
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
5 17 January 2010   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   Russia
Ivan Tcherezov
Anton Shipulin
Maxim Tchoudov
Evgeny Ustyugov
  Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Tarjei Bø
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Friedrich Pinter
Tobias Eberhard
Dominik Landertinger
OG 26 February 2010   Vancouver 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Austria
Simon Eder
Daniel Mesotitsch
Dominik Landertinger
Christoph Sumann
  Russia
Ivan Tcherezov
Anton Shipulin
Maxim Tchoudov
Evgeny Ustyugov

Women's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
1 6 December 2009   Östersund 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Martina Beck
Andrea Henkel
Simone Hauswald
Kati Wilhelm
  Russia
Svetlana Sleptsova
Anna Boulygina
Olga Zaitseva
Olga Medvedtseva
  France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sylvie Becaert
Marie Dorin
Sandrine Bailly
2 13 December 2009   Hochfilzen 4x6 km Relay   Russia
Svetlana Sleptsova
Anna Boulygina
Yana Romanova
Olga Zaitseva
  France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sylvie Becaert
Marie Dorin
Sandrine Bailly
  Sweden
Elisabeth Högberg
Anna Carin Zidek
Anna Maria Nilsson
Helena Jonsson
4 6 January 2010   Oberhof 4x6 km Relay   Russia
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
Anna Boulygina
Olga Medvedtseva
Svetlana Sleptsova
  Germany
Martina Beck
Simone Hauswald
Tina Bachmann
Andrea Henkel
  France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sylvie Becaert
Marie Dorin
Sandrine Bailly
5 15 January 2010   Ruhpolding 4x6 km Relay   Sweden
Elisabeth Högberg
Anna Carin Zidek
Anna Maria Nilsson
Helena Jonsson
  Russia
Yana Romanova
Anna Boulygina
Olga Medvedtseva
Olga Zaitseva
  Norway
Liv-Kjersti Eikeland
Ann Kristin Flatland
Solveig Rogstad
Tora Berger
OG 23 February 2010   Vancouver 4x6 km Relay   Russia
Svetlana Sleptsova
Anna Boulygina
Olga Medvedtseva
Olga Zaitseva
  France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sylvie Becaert
Marie Dorin
Sandrine Bailly
  Germany
Kati Wilhelm
Simone Hauswald
Martina Beck
Andrea Henkel

MixedEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
7 12 March 2010   Kontiolahti 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Norway
Ann Kristin Flatland
Tora Berger
Halvard Hanevold
Tarjei Bø
  Germany
Kati Wilhelm
Magdalena Neuner
Erik Lesser
Simon Schempp
  Italy
Katja Haller
Karin Oberhofer
Lukas Hofer
Christian De Lorenzi
9 28 March 2010   Khanty-Mansiysk 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Germany
Simone Hauswald
Magdalena Neuner
Simon Schempp
Arnd Peiffer
  Norway
Ann Kristin Flatland
Tora Berger
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Sweden
Helena Jonsson
Anna Carin Zidek
Björn Ferry
Carl Johan Bergman

Standings: MenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Emil Hegle Svendsen 828
2.   Christoph Sumann 813
3.   Ivan Tcherezov 782
4.   Evgeny Ustyugov 752
5.   Martin Fourcade 719
  • Final standings after 25 races.

Standings: WomenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Magdalena Neuner 933
2.   Simone Hauswald 857
3.   Helena Jonsson 820
4.   Andrea Henkel 786
5.   Anna Carin Zidek 778
  • Final standings after 25 races.

Medal tableEdit

(includes medals of the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany14131340
2  Russia1412632
3  Norway138829
4  Sweden85619
5  France57921
6  Austria47718
7  Belarus2327
8  Slovakia1135
9  Ukraine1113
10  Italy0213
  United States0213
12  Estonia0101
  Kazakhstan0101
14  Croatia0011
  Finland0011
  Poland0011
   Switzerland0011
Totals (17 nations)626361186

AchievementsEdit

First World Cup career victory
  •   Evgeny Ustyugov (RUS), 24, in his 2nd season — the WC 3 Pursuit in Pokljuka; first podium was 2009–10 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •   Serguei Sednev (UKR), 26, in his 7th season — the WC 6 Individual in Antholz; first podium was 2007–08 Individual in Pokljuka
  •   Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK), 25, in her 4th season — the 2010 Winter Olympics Sprint; first podium was 2009 World Championships Mass start in Pyeongchang
  •   Darya Domracheva (BLR), 23, in her 4th season — the WC 7 Sprint in Kontiolahti; first podium was 2008–09 Sprint in Ruhpolding
  •   Martin Fourcade (FRA), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 7 Pursuit in Kontiolahti; first podium was 2010 Winter Olympics Mass start in Vancouver
  •   Yana Romanova (RUS), 26, in her 3rd season — the WC 9 Sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk; it also was her first podium
First World Cup podium
  •   Tim Burke (USA), 27, in his 7th season — no. 2 in the WC 1 Individual in Östersund
  •   Evgeny Ustyugov (RUS), 24, in his 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •   Thomas Frei (SUI), 29, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 3 Sprint in Pokljuka
  •   Roland Lessing (EST), 31, in his 12th season — no. 2 in the WC 3 Pursuit in Pokljuka
  •   Ann Kristin Flatland (NOR), 27, in her 7th season — no. 3 in the WC 4 Sprint in Oberhof
  •   Alexis Bœuf (FRA), 23, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 6 Individual in Antholz
  •   Elena Khrustaleva (KAZ), 29, in her 5th season — no. 2 in the 2010 Winter Olympics Individual
  •   Sergey Novikov (BLR), 29, in his 10th season — no. 2 in the 2010 Winter Olympics Individual
  •   Martin Fourcade (FRA), 21, in his 3rd season — no. 2 in the 2010 Winter Olympics Mass start
  •   Christian De Lorenzi (ITA), 29, in his 7th season — no. 2 in the WC 7 Pursuit in Kontiolahti
  •   Simon Schempp (GER), 21, in his 2nd season — no. 2 in the WC 8 Pursuit in Oslo
  •   Yana Romanova (RUS), 26, in her 3rd season — no. 1 in the WC 9 Sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

Following notable biathletes announced their retirement during or after the 2009–10 season:

NotesEdit

  • Yellow mark means the leader in the overall standings, one will wear the yellow jersey in the next World Cup race. Red mark means the leader in the discipline, one will wear the red jersey during the next World Cup race in the discipline, unless the athlete is at the same time the leader in the overall standings, in which case one will wear combined yellow/read jersey.

ReferencesEdit

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