2013–14 Biathlon World Cup

The 2013–14 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 24 November 2013 in Östersund, Sweden, and ended on 23 March 2014 in Holmenkollen, Norway.[1]

2013–14 Biathlon World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall France Martin Fourcade Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen
Nations Cup Norway Norway Norway Norway
Individual Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen Czech Republic Gabriela Soukalová
Sprint France Martin Fourcade Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen
Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen
Mass start France Martin Fourcade Belarus Darya Domracheva
Relay Germany Germany Germany Germany
Mixed Norway Norway
Czech Republic Czech Republic
Competition
2013–14 World Cup in Kontiolahti

CalendarEdit

Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2013–14 season.[1]

Stage Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Details
1   Östersund 24 November–1 December details
2   Hochfilzen 6–8 December details
3   Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand 12–15 December details
4   Oberhof 3–5 January details
5   Ruhpolding 8–12 January details
6   Antholz-Anterselva 16–19 January details
OG   Sochi 8–22 February Olympic Games
7   Pokljuka 6–9 March details
8   Kontiolahti 13–16 March ●● details
9   Holmenkollen 20–23 March details
Total: 54 (26 men's, 26 women's, 2 mixed) 2 9 8 3 4 2
  • 2014 Winter Olympics races are not included in the 2013–14 World Cup scoring system with the exception of mixed relay.[2][3]
  • In stage 6, women's relay was suspended due to poor visibility and dense fog.

World Cup podiumsEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 28 November 2013   Östersund 20 km Individual   Martin Fourcade   Simon Eder   Daniel Mesotitsch   Martin Fourcade Detail
1 30 November 2013   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Fredrik Lindström   Tim Burke Detail
2 6 December 2013   Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint   Lars Berger   Martin Fourcade   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
2 8 December 2013   Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Tarjei Bø Detail
3 14 December 2013   Le Grand-Bornand 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Ondřej Moravec   Martin Fourcade Detail
3 15 December 2013   Le Grand-Bornand 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Erik Lesser   Anton Shipulin Detail
4 3 January 2014   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Martin Fourcade Detail
4 4 January 2014   Oberhof 12.5 km Pursuit   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Martin Fourcade Detail
4 5 January 2014   Oberhof 15 km Mass start   Martin Fourcade   Alexey Volkov   Tarjei Bø Detail
5 11 January 2014   Ruhpolding 20 km Individual   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Alexey Volkov   Evgeny Ustyugov Detail
5 12 January 2014   Ruhpolding 12.5 km Pursuit   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Jakov Fak   Evgeniy Garanichev Detail
6 17 January 2014   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint   Simon Schempp
  Lukas Hofer
  Arnd Peiffer Detail
6 18 January 2014   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit   Simon Schempp   Jean-Guillaume Béatrix   Henrik L'Abée-Lund Detail
7 6 March 2014   Pokljuka 10 km Sprint   Björn Ferry   Anton Shipulin   Arnd Peiffer Detail
7 8 March 2014   Pokljuka 12.5 km Pursuit   Anton Shipulin   Björn Ferry   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
7 9 March 2014   Pokljuka 15 km Mass start   Björn Ferry   Martin Fourcade   Evgeny Ustyugov Detail
8 13 March 2014   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Arnd Peiffer Detail
8 15 March 2014   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Lowell Bailey   Ondřej Moravec Detail
8 16 March 2014   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Björn Ferry Detail
9 20 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint   Jakov Fak   Evgeniy Garanichev   Björn Ferry Detail
9 22 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit   Simon Eder   Björn Ferry   Carl Johan Bergman Detail
9 23 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 15 km Mass start   Martin Fourcade   Dominik Landertinger   Jakov Fak Detail

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 28 November 2013   Östersund 15 km Individual   Gabriela Soukalová   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Marie-Laure Brunet   Gabriela Soukalová Detail
1 29 November 2013   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Ann Kristin Flatland   Olga Zaitseva   Tora Berger Detail
2 6 December 2013   Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint   Selina Gasparin   Veronika Vítková   Irina Starykh Detail
2 8 December 2013   Hochfilzen 10 km Pursuit   Synnøve Solemdal   Yuliia Dzhima   Krystyna Pałka Detail
3 14 December 2013   Le Grand-Bornand 7.5 km Sprint   Selina Gasparin   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Valj Semerenko Detail
3 15 December 2013   Le Grand-Bornand 10 km Pursuit   Valj Semerenko   Irina Starykh   Tiril Eckhoff Detail
4 3 January 2014   Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint   Darya Domracheva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Olena Pidhrushna Detail
4 4 January 2014   Oberhof 10 km Pursuit   Darya Domracheva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Synnøve Solemdal   Valj Semerenko Detail
4 5 January 2014   Oberhof 12.5 km Mass start   Tora Berger   Synnøve Solemdal   Darya Domracheva   Gabriela Soukalová Detail
5 10 January 2014   Ruhpolding 15 km Individual   Gabriela Soukalová   Darya Domracheva   Veronika Vítková Detail
5 12 January 2014   Ruhpolding 10 km Pursuit   Gabriela Soukalová   Tora Berger   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
6 16 January 2014   Antholz-Anterselva 7.5 km Sprint   Anaïs Bescond   Andrea Henkel   Darya Domracheva Detail
6 18 January 2014   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Pursuit   Andrea Henkel   Nadezhda Skardino   Tora Berger   Darya Domracheva Detail
7 6 March 2014   Pokljuka 7.5 km Sprint   Katharina Innerhofer   Daria Virolaynen   Nadezhda Skardino   Tora Berger Detail
7 8 March 2014   Pokljuka 10 km Pursuit   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Tora Berger   Dorothea Wierer Detail
7 9 March 2014   Pokljuka 12.5 km Mass start   Darya Domracheva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Olga Zaitseva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
8 13 March 2014   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Olga Zaitseva   Mari Laukkanen Detail
8 15 March 2014   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Tora Berger   Gabriela Soukalová Detail
8 16 March 2014   Kontiolahti 10 km Pursuit   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Darya Domracheva   Olga Zaitseva Detail
9 20 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint   Darya Domracheva   Tora Berger   Susan Dunklee Detail
9 22 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Tora Berger   Olga Vilukhina Detail
9 23 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Mass start   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Teja Gregorin   Marie Dorin Habert Detail

Men's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
2 7 December 2013   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Vetle Sjastad Christiansen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Sweden
Christoffer Eriksson
Björn Ferry
Fredrik Lindström
Carl Johan Bergman
  Russia
Alexey Volkov
Evgeny Ustyugov
Anton Shipulin
Dmitry Malyshko
3 13 December 2013   Le Grand-Bornand 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Erik Lesser
Andreas Birnbacher
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
  Austria
Christoph Sumann
Daniel Mesotitsch
Dominik Landertinger
Simon Eder
  Sweden
Tobias Arwidson
Björn Ferry
Fredrik Lindström
Carl Johan Bergman
5 9 January 2014   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   Austria
Christoph Sumann
Daniel Mesotitsch
Simon Eder
Dominik Landertinger
  Germany
Christoph Stephan
Andreas Birnbacher
Erik Lesser
Simon Schempp
  Russia
Alexey Volkov
Evgeny Ustyugov
Dmitry Malyshko
Anton Shipulin
6 19 January 2014   Antholz-Anterselva 4x7.5 km Relay   France
Simon Fourcade
Alexis Boeuf
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Martin Fourcade
  Sweden
Tobias Arwidson
Björn Ferry
Fredrik Lindström
Carl Johan Bergman
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Andreas Birnbacher
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp

Women's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
2 7 December 2013   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Ukraine
Yuliia Dzhima
Vita Semerenko
Valj Semerenko
Olena Pidhrushna
  Germany
Franziska Preuss
Andrea Henkel
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
  France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sophie Boilley
Anais Chevalier
Anais Bescond
3 12 December 2013   Le Grand-Bornand 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Franziska Preuss
Andrea Henkel
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
  Ukraine
Yuliia Dzhima
Vita Semerenko
Valj Semerenko
Olena Pidhrushna
  Norway
Tiril Eckhoff
Fanny Horn
Synnove Solemdal
Tora Berger
5 8 January 2014   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Franziska Preuss
Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
Laura Dahlmeier
Franziska Hildebrand
  Norway
Tiril Eckhoff
Ann Kristin Flatland
Synnove Solemdal
Tora Berger
  Ukraine
Yuliia Dzhima
Vita Semerenko
Natalya Burdyga
Valj Semerenko

Mixed relayEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
1 24 November 2013   Östersund 4x7.5 km Relay   Czech Republic
Veronika Vítková
Gabriela Soukalová
Zdeněk Vítek
Ondřej Moravec
  Norway
Tora Berger
Synnove Solemdal
Vetle Sjastad Christiansen
Tarjei Bo
  Ukraine
Olena Pidhrushna
Valj Semerenko
Serhiy Semenov
Andriy Deryzemlya
OG 19 February 2014   Sochi 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Tora Berger
Tiril Eckhoff
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Czech Republic
Veronika Vítková
Gabriela Soukalová
Jaroslav Soukup
Ondřej Moravec
  Italy
Dorothea Wierer
Karin Oberhofer
Dominik Windisch
Lukas Hofer

Standings (men)Edit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Martin Fourcade 934
2.   Emil Hegle Svendsen 642
3.   Johannes Thingnes Bø 636
4.   Dominik Landertinger 616
5.   Simon Eder 585
  • Final standings after 22 races.

Standings (women)Edit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Kaisa Mäkäräinen 861
2.   Tora Berger 857
3.   Darya Domracheva 795
4.   Gabriela Soukalová 614
5.   Olga Vilukhina 613
  • Final standings after 22 races.

Standings: MixedEdit

Mixed relayEdit

Pos. Points
     Czech Republic 114
     Norway 114
3.   Italy 91
4.   Ukraine 84
5.   Russia 81
  • Final standings after 2 races.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway15111036
2  France75618
3  Germany64414
4  Finland44210
5  Belarus43310
  Czech Republic43310
7  Austria3317
8  Sweden25411
9  Ukraine2248
10  Slovakia2103
11   Switzerland2002
12  Russia181019
13  Slovenia1214
14  Italy1023
15  United States0123
16  Poland0011
Totals (16 nations)545253159

AchievementsEdit

First World Cup career victory
  •   Selina Gasparin (SUI), 29, in her 6th season — the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen; it also was her first podium
  •   Johannes Thingnes Bø (NOR), 20, in his 2nd season — the WC 3 Sprint in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand; it also was his first podium
  •   Valj Semerenko (UKR), 27, in her 8th season — the WC 3 Pursuit in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand; first podium was 2010–11 Sprint in Presque Isle
  •   Anaïs Bescond (FRA), 26, in her 5th season — the WC 6 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva; it also was her first podium
  •   Lukas Hofer (ITA), 24, in his 5th season — the WC 6 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva; first podium was 2010–11 Mass start in Khanty-Mansiysk
  •   Simon Schempp (GER), 25, in his 6th season — the WC 6 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva; first podium was 2009–10 Pursuit in Holmenkollen
  •   Katharina Innerhofer (AUT), 23, in her 3rd season — the WC 7 Sprint in Pokljuka; it also was her first podium
First World Cup podium
  •   Irina Starykh (RUS), 26, in her 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •   Juliya Dzhyma (UKR), 23, in her 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 2 Pursuit in Hochfilzen
  •   Tiril Eckhoff (NOR), 23, in her 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 3 Pursuit in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand
  •   Alexey Volkov (RUS), 25, in his 5th season — no. 2 in the WC 4 Mass start in Oberhof
  •   Jean-Guillaume Béatrix (FRA), 25, in his 6th season — no. 2 in the WC 6 Pursuit in Antholz-Anterselva
  •   Daria Virolaynen (RUS), 25, in her 1st season — no. 2 in the WC 7 Sprint in Pokljuka
  •   Dorothea Wierer (ITA), 23, in her 4th season — no. 3 in the WC 7 Pursuit in Pokljuka
  •   Mari Laukkanen (FIN), 26, in her 7th season — no. 3 in the WC 8 Sprint in Kontiolahti
  •   Lowell Bailey (USA), 32, in his 10th season — no. 3 in the WC 8 Sprint (2) in Kontiolahti
  •   Susan Dunklee (USA), 28, in her 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 9 Sprint in Holmenkollen
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

Following notable biathletes announced their retirement during or after the 2013–14 season:

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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