2016–17 Biathlon World Cup

The 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 27 November 2016 in Östersund, Sweden and ended on 19 March 2017 in Holmenkollen, Norway.[1] The defending overall champions from the 2015–16 Biathlon World Cup were Martin Fourcade of France and Gabriela Koukalová of the Czech Republic.

2016–17 Biathlon World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall France Martin Fourcade Germany Laura Dahlmeier
Nations Cup Germany Germany Germany Germany
Individual France Martin Fourcade Germany Laura Dahlmeier
Sprint France Martin Fourcade Czech Republic Gabriela Koukalová
Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Germany Laura Dahlmeier
Mass start France Martin Fourcade Czech Republic Gabriela Koukalová
Relay Russia Russia Germany Germany
Mixed Germany Germany
Competition

CalendarEdit

Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2016–17 season.[1]

Stage Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay Details
1   Östersund 27 November–4 December details
2   Pokljuka 9–11 December details
3   Nové Město 15–18 December details
4   Oberhof 5–8 January details
5   Ruhpolding 11–15 January details
6   Antholz-Anterselva 19–22 January details
WC   Hochfilzen 9–19 February World Championships
7   Pyeongchang 2–5 March details
8   Kontiolahti[nb 1] 10–12 March details
9   Oslo Holmenkollen 17–19 March details
Total: 67 (31 men's, 31 women's, 5 mixed) 3 9 9 5 5 3 2

World Cup PodiumsEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 1 December 2016   Östersund 20 km Individual   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Vladimir Chepelin   Martin Fourcade Detail
1 3 December 2016   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Fredrik Lindström   Arnd Peiffer Detail
1 4 December 2016   Östersund 12.5 km Pursuit   Anton Babikov   Maxim Tsvetkov   Martin Fourcade Detail
2 9 December 2016   Pokljuka 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Anton Shipulin Detail
2 10 December 2016   Pokljuka 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Anton Shipulin Detail
3 15 December 2016   Nové Město 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
3 17 December 2016   Nové Město 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin   Quentin Fillon Maillet Detail
3 18 December 2016   Nové Město 15 km Mass Start   Martin Fourcade   Simon Schempp   Anton Babikov Detail
4 5 January 2017   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Julian Eberhard   Michal Šlesingr   Dominik Windisch Detail
4 7 January 2017   Oberhof 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Arnd Peiffer   Dominik Windisch Detail
4 8 January 2017   Oberhof 15 km Mass Start   Simon Schempp   Erik Lesser   Martin Fourcade Detail
5 13 January 2017   Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Julian Eberhard   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
5 15 January 2017   Ruhpolding 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Michal Krčmář Detail
6 20 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 20 km Individual   Anton Shipulin   Martin Fourcade   Serhiy Semenov Detail
6 22 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Mass Start   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Anton Shipulin Detail
WC 11 February 2017   Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint   Benedikt Doll   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade Detail
WC 12 February 2017   Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Ole Einar Bjørndalen Detail
WC 16 February 2017   Hochfilzen 20 km Individual   Lowell Bailey   Ondřej Moravec   Martin Fourcade Detail
WC 19 February 2017   Hochfilzen 15 km Mass Start   Simon Schempp   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Simon Eder Detail
7 3 March 2017   Pyeongchang 10 km Sprint   Julian Eberhard   Lowell Bailey   Martin Fourcade Detail
7 4 March 2017   Pyeongchang 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin   Julian Eberhard Detail
8 10 March 2017   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Ondřej Moravec   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
8 11 March 2017   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Pursuit   Arnd Peiffer   Simon Eder   Emil Hegle Svendsen Detail
9 17 March 2017   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin Detail
9 18 March 2017   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit   Anton Shipulin   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
9 19 March 2017   Oslo Holmenkollen 15 km Mass Start   Martin Fourcade   Andrejs Rastorgujevs   Simon Eder Detail

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 30 November 2016   Östersund 15 km Individual   Laura Dahlmeier   Anaïs Bescond   Darya Yurkevich   Laura Dahlmeier Detail
1 3 December 2016   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Marie Dorin Habert   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Gabriela Koukalová Detail
1 4 December 2016   Östersund 10 km Pursuit   Gabriela Koukalová   Laura Dahlmeier   Dorothea Wierer Detail
2 9 December 2016   Pokljuka 7.5 km Sprint   Laura Dahlmeier   Justine Braisaz   Marte Olsbu Detail
2 10 December 2016   Pokljuka 10 km Pursuit   Laura Dahlmeier   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Eva Puskarčíková Detail
3 16 December 2016   Nové Město 7.5 km Sprint   Tatiana Akimova   Anaïs Chevalier   Susan Dunklee Detail
3 17 December 2016   Nové Město 10 km Pursuit   Anaïs Chevalier   Dorothea Wierer   Tatiana Akimova Detail
3 18 December 2016   Nové Město 12.5 km Mass Start   Gabriela Koukalová   Laura Dahlmeier   Dorothea Wierer Detail
4 6 January 2017   Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint   Gabriela Koukalová   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Marie Dorin Habert Detail
4 7 January 2017   Oberhof 10 km Pursuit   Marie Dorin Habert   Gabriela Koukalová   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Gabriela Koukalová Detail
4 8 January 2017   Oberhof 12.5 km Mass Start   Gabriela Koukalová   Laura Dahlmeier   Eva Puskarčíková Detail
5 14 January 2017   Ruhpolding 7.5 km Sprint   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Gabriela Koukalová   Laura Dahlmeier Detail
5 15 January 2017   Ruhpolding 10 km Pursuit   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Gabriela Koukalová   Marie Dorin Habert Detail
6 19 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Individual   Laura Dahlmeier   Anaïs Chevalier   Alexia Runggaldier   Laura Dahlmeier Detail
6 21 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Mass Start   Nadine Horchler   Laura Dahlmeier   Gabriela Koukalová Detail
WC 10 February 2017   Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint   Gabriela Koukalová   Laura Dahlmeier   Anaïs Chevalier Detail
WC 12 February 2017   Hochfilzen 10 km Pursuit   Laura Dahlmeier   Darya Domracheva   Gabriela Koukalová Detail
WC 15 February 2017   Hochfilzen 15 km Individual   Laura Dahlmeier   Gabriela Koukalová   Alexia Runggaldier Detail
WC 19 February 2017   Hochfilzen 12.5 km Mass Start   Laura Dahlmeier   Susan Dunklee   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
7 2 March 2017   Pyeongchang 7.5 km Sprint   Laura Dahlmeier   Tiril Eckhoff   Anaïs Chevalier Detail
7 4 March 2017   Pyeongchang 10 km Pursuit   Laura Dahlmeier   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Anaïs Bescond Detail
8 10 March 2017   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Tiril Eckhoff   Laura Dahlmeier   Darya Domracheva Detail
8 11 March 2017   Kontiolahti 10 km Pursuit   Laura Dahlmeier   Marie Dorin Habert   Lisa Vittozzi Detail
9 17 March 2017   Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint   Mari Laukkanen   Justine Braisaz   Anaïs Bescond Detail
9 18 March 2017   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit   Mari Laukkanen   Gabriela Koukalová   Justine Braisaz Detail
9 19 March 2017   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Mass Start   Tiril Eckhoff   Gabriela Koukalová   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail

Men's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
2 11 December 2016   Pokljuka 4x7.5 km Relay   France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Simon Desthieux
Martin Fourcade
  Russia
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Matvey Eliseev
Anton Shipulin
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Matthias Dorfer
Benedikt Doll
Simon Schempp
Detail
5 11 January 2017   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Henrik L'Abee-Lund
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Russia
Alexey Volkov
Anton Shipulin
Matvey Eliseev
Anton Babikov
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
Detail
6 21 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 4x7.5 km Relay   Germany
Erik Lesser
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
  Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Henrik L'Abee-Lund
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Russia
Maxim Tsvetkov
Evgeniy Garanichev
Dmitry Malyshko
Anton Babikov
Detail
WC 18 February 2017   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Russia
Alexey Volkov
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Anton Shipulin
  France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Simon Desthieux
Martin Fourcade
  Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Julian Eberhard
Simon Eder
Dominik Landertinger
Detail
7 5 March 2017   Pyeongchang 4x7.5 km Relay   France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Simon Fourcade
Simon Desthieux
Martin Fourcade
  Austria
Lorenz Wäger
Simon Eder
Julian Eberhard
Dominik Landertinger
  Norway
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Vegard Gjermundshaug
Henrik L'Abee-Lund
Detail

Women's teamEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
2 11 December 2016   Pokljuka 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Franziska Hildebrand
Maren Hammerschmidt
Laura Dahlmeier
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Justine Braisaz
Celia Aymonier
Marie Dorin Habert
  Ukraine
Iryna Varvynets
Yuliia Dzhima
Olena Pidhrushna
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Detail
5 12 January 2017   Ruhpolding 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Maren Hammerschmidt
Franziska Preuß
Laura Dahlmeier
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Justine Braisaz
Anaïs Bescond
Celia Aymonier
  Norway
Kaia Wøien Nicolaisen
Hilde Fenne
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu
Detail
6 22 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Maren Hammerschmidt
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Justine Braisaz
Anaïs Bescond
Marie Dorin Habert
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Federica Sanfilippo
Alexia Runggaldier
Dorothea Wierer
Detail
WC 17 February 2017   Hochfilzen 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Maren Hammerschmidt
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
  Ukraine
Iryna Varvynets
Yuliia Dzhima
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Olena Pidhrushna
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Celia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
Marie Dorin Habert
Detail
7 5 March 2017   Pyeongchang 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Nadine Horchler
Maren Hammerschmidt
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Hildebrand
  Norway
Kaia Wøien Nicolaisen
Hilde Fenne
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu
  Czech Republic
Jessica Jislová
Eva Puskarčíková
Lucie Charvátová
Gabriela Koukalová
Detail

MixedEdit

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
1 27 November 2016   Östersund 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Norway
Marte Olsbu
Fanny Horn Birkeland
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Germany
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Lukas Hofer
Dominik Windisch
Detail
1 27 November 2016   Östersund 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  France
Marie Dorin Habert
Martin Fourcade
  Austria
Lisa Theresa Hauser
Simon Eder
  Germany
Franziska Preuß
Erik Lesser
Detail
WC 9 February 2017   Hochfilzen 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Laura Dahlmeier
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Marie Dorin Habert
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Martin Fourcade
  Russia
Olga Podchufarova
Tatiana Akimova
Alexandr Loginov
Anton Shipulin
Detail
8 12 March 2017   Kontiolahti 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  Austria
Lisa Theresa Hauser
Simon Eder
  United States
Susan Dunklee
Lowell Bailey
  Germany
Laura Dahlmeier
Roman Rees
Detail
8 12 March 2017   Kontiolahti 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  France
Marie Dorin Habert
Anaïs Bescond
Simon Desthieux
Quentin Fillon Maillet
  Germany
Nadine Horchler
Maren Hammerschmidt
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
  Ukraine
Iryna Varvynets
Olga Abramova
Serhiy Semenov
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
Detail

Standings: MenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Martin Fourcade 1322
2.   Anton Shipulin 918
3.   Johannes Thingnes Bø 812
4.   Arnd Peiffer 746
5.   Simon Schempp 741
  • Final standings after 26 races.

Standings: WomenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Laura Dahlmeier 1211
2.   Gabriela Koukalová 1090
3.   Kaisa Mäkäräinen 972
4.   Marie Dorin Habert 857
5.   Dorothea Wierer 721
  • Final standings after 26 races.

Standings: MixedEdit

Mixed relayEdit

Pos. Points
1.   Germany 264
2.   France 257
3.   Austria 201
4.   Norway 195
5.   Russia 195
  • Final standings after 5 races.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany2211639
2  France21151450
3  Norway610925
4  Czech Republic59721
5  Russia56819
6  Finland44311
7  Austria34411
8  United States1315
9  Italy01910
10  Belarus0134
  Ukraine0134
12  Latvia0101
  Sweden0101
Totals (13 nations)676767201

AchievementsEdit

First World Cup career victory
First World Cup podium
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

The following notable biathletes retired during or after the 2016–17 season:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Event was relocated from Tyumen, Russia.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Events". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 2016-08-16. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  2. ^ Butler, Nick (7 January 2017). "Kontiolahti in Finland replaces Tyumen in Russia as host of IBU World Cup event". Inside the Games. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  3. ^ Андрея Мали и Даниэль Бём завершили карьеру [Andreja Mali and Daniel Böhm retired]. Biathlon.com.ua (in Russian). December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  4. ^ "Biathlon : retrait du Suisse Ivan Joller". March 23, 2017. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  5. ^ Tomíček, Matěj (May 4, 2017). "Biatlonistka Landová ukončila kariéru. Hlava už mě nepustí, řekla". iDNES (in Czech). Retrieved May 11, 2017.
  6. ^ "Bachmann beendet Karriere". sport1.de (in German). December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  7. ^ "Fanny Horn-Birkeland Announces Retirement". www.snowalps.com. February 19, 2017. Retrieved March 6, 2017. (in English)
  8. ^ "Russia's Svetlana Sleptsova Retires from Biathlon". www.biathlonworld.com. August 27, 2017. (in English)
  9. ^ Finc, Mojca (December 11, 2016). "Na tekme s torbo veganske hrane in kuhalnikom" [On the left a bag vegan food and coffee]. Delo (in Slovenian). Retrieved December 11, 2016.
  10. ^ "Jana Gereková ukončila kariéru, nebude štartovať ani na ZOH 2018". Sport (in Slovak). May 10, 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2017.

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