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.
|2013–14 Biathlon World Cup|
|Overall||Martin Fourcade||Kaisa Mäkäräinen|
|Individual||Emil Hegle Svendsen||Gabriela Soukalová|
|Sprint||Martin Fourcade||Kaisa Mäkäräinen|
|Pursuit||Martin Fourcade||Kaisa Mäkäräinen|
|Mass start||Martin Fourcade||Darya Domracheva|
Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2013–14 season.
|Stage||Location||Date||Individual||Sprint||Pursuit||Mass start||Relay||Mixed relay||Details|
|1||Östersund||24 November–1 December||●||●||●||details|
|3||Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand||12–15 December||●||●||●||details|
|OG||Sochi||8–22 February||Olympic Games||●|
|Total: 54 (26 men's, 26 women's, 2 mixed)||2||9||8||3||4||2|
World Cup podiumsEdit
|2||7 December 2013||Hochfilzen||4x7.5 km Relay||Norway||Sweden||Russia|
|3||13 December 2013||Le Grand-Bornand||4x7.5 km Relay||Germany||Austria||Sweden|
|5||9 January 2014||Ruhpolding||4x7.5 km Relay||Austria||Germany||Russia|
|6||19 January 2014||Antholz-Anterselva||4x7.5 km Relay||France||Sweden||Germany|
|2||7 December 2013||Hochfilzen||4x7.5 km Relay||Ukraine||Germany||France|
|3||12 December 2013||Le Grand-Bornand||4x7.5 km Relay||Germany||Ukraine||Norway|
|5||8 January 2014||Ruhpolding||4x7.5 km Relay||Germany||Norway||Ukraine|
|1||24 November 2013||Östersund||4x7.5 km Relay||Czech Republic||Norway||Ukraine|
|OG||19 February 2014||Sochi||4x7.5 km Relay||Norway||Czech Republic||Italy|
|2.||Emil Hegle Svendsen||642|
|3.||Johannes Thingnes Bø||636|
- Final standings after 22 races.
- Final standings after 22 races.
- Final standings after 2 races.
|Totals (16 nations)||54||52||53||159|
- 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)
Following notable biathletes announced their retirement during or after the 2013–14 season:
- "Event schedule". IBU Datacentre at datacenter.biathlonresults.com. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
- Olympics races and the World Cup
- "IBU event and competition rules" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- "Oslo Holmenkollen...End of the Season". International Biathlon Union. 18 March 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-03-20. Retrieved 20 March 2014.
- Kokesh, Jerry (23 April 2014). "Retiring From Biathlon: Part 1, the Men". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
- Новиков, Аленишко и Абраменко завершили карьеру
- Биатлонисты, которые завершают карьеру в 2014 году
- Kokesh, Jerry (28 May 2014). "Zdenek Vitek Moves from Athlete to Czech Women's Coach". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 2014-12-26. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
- "27-aastane Daniil Steptšenko lõpetab sportlaskarjääri" [27-year-old Daniil Steptšenko retires]. Delfi Sport (in Estonian). 21 June 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2015. (in Estonian)
- Paone, Francesco (8 July 2014). "Markus Windisch annuncia il ritiro" [Markus Windisch announces retirement]. Neve Italia (in Italian). Retrieved 11 October 2015. (in Italian)
- 上山浩也; 高見沢恵理 (15 February 2014). 新潟）ソチ五輪バイアスロン出場の井佐選手、引退表明 [Niigata Sochi Olympics biathlete Isa, announces retirement] (in Japanese). Retrieved 6 April 2015. (registration required)
- "Latvian biathlete Piksons fails doping test". The Baltic Course. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
- Tommy Gullord (27 March 2014). "Rune Brattsveen legger opp etter to år med sjukdom" [Rune Brattsveen retires after two years of illness]. Oppland Arbeiderblad (in Norwegian). Retrieved 10 September 2014.
- Андрей Маковеев: "Пришла пора думать о завершении карьеры"
- "Olympiasieger Ustjugow beendet Karriere". Sport.de (in German). 6 April 2014. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- Paone, Francesco (18 December 2013). "Annuncio improvviso di Maxim Tchoudov: "Mi ritiro"" [Sudden announcement of Maxim Tchoudov: "I'm retiring"]. Neve Italia (in Italian). Retrieved 11 October 2015. (in Italian)
- Халленбартер и Бекли завершили карьеры
- "Biathlon world to see some retirements after season's end". biathlon-pokljuka.com. 8 March 2014. Archived from the original on 17 March 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- Paone, Francesco (19 December 2014). "Serguei Sednev si ritira con effetto immediato" [Serguei Sednev retires with immediate effect]. Neve Italia (in Italian). Retrieved 11 October 2015. (in Italian)
- Little, Chelsea (16 May 2014). "Biathlete on the Rise, Smith Earns National Team Nomination as U.S. Builds for Future". FasterSkier. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
- Калинчик завершит карьеру после окончания сезона
- Kokesh, Jerry (29 April 2014). "Retiring from Biathlon; Part 2, the Women". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 3 November 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
- Брюне завершила карьеру
- "Women's biathlon". chicagotribune.com. 5 February 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014.
- "Kathrin kehrt dem Leistungssport den Rücken" [Kathrin retires from competitive sport] (in German). 29 May 2014. Archived from the original on 13 February 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
- "Tora Berger - Sochi 2014: ones to watch". MSN.com. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014.[permanent dead link]
- "Ann Kristin Aafedt Flatland Of Norway Celebrates After Her... News Photo". Getty Images. 23 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
- «Вернулась, чтобы уйти». Прощальное письмо Екатерины Юрьевой (in Russian). sports.ru. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
- "Jenny Jonsson slutar" [Jenny Jonsson quits]. Aftonbladet (in Swedish). 8 May 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
- "Российская вице-чемпионка Европы завершила звёздный путь в Украине". Archived from the original on 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2014-09-30.
- Биатлон: Пидгрушная близка к завершению карьеры