2017–18 Biathlon World Cup

The 2017–18 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) was a multi-race series over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 24 November 2017 in Östersund, Sweden and ended on 25 March 2018 in Tyumen, Russia. The defending overall champions from the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup were Martin Fourcade of France and Laura Dahlmeier of Germany.

2017–18 Biathlon World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall France Martin Fourcade Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen
Nations Cup Norway Norway Germany Germany
Individual France Martin Fourcade
Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø
Belarus Nadezhda Skardino
Sprint France Martin Fourcade Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina
Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina
Mass start France Martin Fourcade Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen
Relay Norway Norway Germany Germany
Mixed Italy Italy
Competition

CalendarEdit

Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2017–18 season.[1]

Stage Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay Details
1   Östersund 26 November–3 December details
2   Hochfilzen 8–10 December details
3   Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand 14–17 December details
4   Oberhof 4–7 January details
5   Ruhpolding 10–14 January details
6   Antholz-Anterselva 18–21 January details
OG   Pyeongchang 9–25 February Olympic Games
7   Kontiolahti 8–11 March details
8   Oslo Holmenkollen 13–18 March details
9   Tyumen 20–25 March details
Total: 56 (26 men's, 26 women's, 4 mixed) 2 8 7 5 4 2 2

World Cup podiumsEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 30 November 2017   Östersund 20 km Individual   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
1 2 December 2017   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Tarjei Bø   Martin Fourcade   Erik Lesser   Martin Fourcade Detail
1 3 December 2017   Östersund 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Jakov Fak   Quentin Fillon Maillet Detail
2 8 December 2017   Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Jakov Fak Detail
2 9 December 2017   Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Jakov Fak   Martin Fourcade Detail
3 15 December 2017   Le Grand-Bornand 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Antonin Guigonnat Detail
3 16 December 2017   Le Grand-Bornand 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin Detail
3 17 December 2017   Le Grand-Bornand 15 km Mass Start   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Erik Lesser Detail
4 5 January 2018   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Emil Hegle Svendsen   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
4 6 January 2018   Oberhof 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Tarjei Bø Detail
5 10 January 2018   Ruhpolding 20 km Individual   Martin Fourcade   Ondřej Moravec   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
5 14 January 2018   Ruhpolding 15 km Mass Start   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Antonin Guigonnat Detail
6 19 January 2018   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Arnd Peiffer Detail
6 20 January 2018   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin Detail
6 21 January 2018   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Mass Start   Martin Fourcade   Tarjei Bø   Erlend Bjøntegaard Detail
7 8 March 2018   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Anton Shipulin   Andrejs Rastorgujevs   Quentin Fillon Maillet Detail
7 11 March 2018   Kontiolahti 15 km Mass Start   Julian Eberhard   Martin Fourcade   Anton Shipulin Detail
8 15 March 2018   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint   Henrik L'Abée-Lund   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade Detail
8 17 March 2018   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Lukas Hofer   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
9 22 March 2018   Tyumen 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Simon Desthieux   Fredrik Lindström Detail
9 24 March 2018   Tyumen 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Lukas Hofer Detail
9 25 March 2018   Tyumen 15 km Mass Start   Maxim Tsvetkov   Erlend Bjøntegaard   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 29 November 2017   Östersund 15 km Individual   Nadezhda Skardino   Synnøve Solemdal   Yuliia Dzhima   Nadezhda Skardino Detail
1 1 December 2017   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Denise Herrmann   Justine Braisaz   Yuliia Dzhima   Synnøve Solemdal Detail
1 3 December 2017   Östersund 10 km Pursuit   Denise Herrmann   Justine Braisaz   Marte Olsbu   Justine Braisaz Detail
2 8 December 2017   Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint   Darya Domracheva   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Dorothea Wierer Detail
2 9 December 2017   Hochfilzen 10 km Pursuit   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Darya Domracheva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
3 14 December 2017   Le Grand-Bornand 7.5 km Sprint   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Laura Dahlmeier   Vita Semerenko Detail
3 16 December 2017   Le Grand-Bornand 10 km Pursuit   Laura Dahlmeier   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Lisa Vittozzi   Anastasiya Kuzmina Detail
3 17 December 2017   Le Grand-Bornand 12.5 km Mass Start   Justine Braisaz   Iryna Kryuko   Laura Dahlmeier Detail
4 4 January 2018   Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Veronika Vítková Detail
4 6 January 2018   Oberhof 10 km Pursuit   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Dorothea Wierer   Vita Semerenko Detail
5 11 January 2018   Ruhpolding 15 km Individual   Dorothea Wierer   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Rosanna Crawford Detail
5 14 January 2018   Ruhpolding 12.5 km Mass Start   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Laura Dahlmeier   Veronika Vítková   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
6 18 January 2018   Antholz-Anterselva 7.5 km Sprint   Tiril Eckhoff   Laura Dahlmeier   Veronika Vítková Detail
6 20 January 2018   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Pursuit   Laura Dahlmeier   Dorothea Wierer   Darya Domracheva Detail
6 21 January 2018   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Mass Start   Darya Domracheva   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
7 9 March 2018   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Darya Domracheva   Franziska Hildebrand   Lisa Vittozzi Detail
7 11 March 2018   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Mass Start   Vanessa Hinz   Lisa Vittozzi   Anaïs Chevalier Detail
8 15 March 2018   Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Darya Domracheva   Yuliia Dzhima   Anastasiya Kuzmina Detail
8 18 March 2018   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit   Darya Domracheva   Anastasiya Kuzmina   Susan Dunklee Detail
9 23 March 2018   Tyumen 7.5 km Sprint   Darya Domracheva   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Tiril Eckhoff Detail
9 24 March 2018   Tyumen 10 km Pursuit   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Anaïs Bescond   Laura Dahlmeier   Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
9 25 March 2018   Tyumen 12.5 km Mass Start   Darya Domracheva   Paulína Fialková   Anaïs Chevalier Detail

Men's teamEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
2 10 December 2017   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Erlend Bjøntegaard
Lars Helge Birkeland
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
  France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Simon Desthieux
Emilien Jacquelin
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Detail
4 7 January 2018   Oberhof 4x7.5 km Relay   Sweden
Martin Ponsiluoma
Jesper Nelin
Sebastian Samuelsson
Fredrik Lindström
  Italy
Thomas Bormolini
Lukas Hofer
Dominik Windisch
Thierry Chenal
  Norway
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Lars Helge Birkeland
Tarjei Bø
Detail
5 12 January 2018   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  France
Simon Desthieux
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Martin Fourcade
Antonin Guigonnat
  Russia
Alexey Volkov
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Anton Shipulin
Detail
8 18 March 2018   Oslo Holmenkollen 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Austria
Dominik Landertinger
Felix Leitner
Simon Eder
Julian Eberhard
  Russia
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Dmitry Malyshko
Anton Shipulin
Detail

Women's teamEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
2 10 December 2017   Hochfilzen 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Franziska Hildebrand
Maren Hammerschmidt
Laura Dahlmeier
  Ukraine
Vita Semerenko
Yuliia Dzhima
Valentyna Semerenko
Olena Pidhrushna
  France
Marie Dorin Habert
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
Anaïs Bescond
Detail
4 7 January 2018   Oberhof 4x6 km Relay   France
Anaïs Bescond
Anaïs Chevalier
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Preuß
Maren Hammerschmidt
  Sweden
Linn Persson
Anna Magnusson
Elisabeth Högberg
Mona Brorsson
Detail
5 13 January 2018   Ruhpolding 4x6 km Relay   Germany
Franziska Preuß
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Nicole Gontier
Federica Sanfilippo
  Sweden
Linn Persson
Mona Brorsson
Anna Magnusson
Hanna Öberg
Detail
8 17 March 2018   Oslo Holmenkollen 4x6 km Relay   France
Anaïs Chevalier
Célia Aymonier
Marie Dorin Habert
Anaïs Bescond
  Germany
Maren Hammerschmidt
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Preuß
Laura Dahlmeier
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Nicole Gontier
Federica Sanfilippo
Detail

MixedEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
1 26 November 2017   Östersund 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  Austria
Lisa Theresa Hauser
Simon Eder
  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Erik Lesser
  Kazakhstan
Galina Vishnevskaya
Maxim Braun
Detail
1 26 November 2017   Östersund 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Norway
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Dominik Windisch
Lukas Hofer
  Germany
Franziska Preuß
Maren Hammerschmidt
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
Detail
7 10 March 2018   Kontiolahti 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Antonin Guigonnat
  Austria
Lisa Theresa Hauser
Julian Eberhard
  Norway
Marte Olsbu
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Detail
7 10 March 2018   Kontiolahti 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Dominik Windisch
Lukas Hofer
  Ukraine
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Vita Semerenko
Artem Pryma
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
  Norway
Synnøve Solemdal
Tiril Eckhoff
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Tarjei Bø
Detail

Standings: MenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Martin Fourcade 1116
2.   Johannes Thingnes Bø 1027
3.   Anton Shipulin 697
4.   Arnd Peiffer 668
5.   Lukas Hofer 637
  • Final standings after 22 races.

Standings: WomenEdit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Kaisa Mäkäräinen 822
2.   Anastasiya Kuzmina 819
3.   Darya Domracheva 804
4.   Laura Dahlmeier 730
5.   Dorothea Wierer 681
  • Final standings after 22 races.

Standings: MixedEdit

Mixed relayEdit

Pos. Points
1.   Italy 188
2.   Norway 188
3.   France 179
4.   Austria 171
5.   Germany 168
  • Final standings after 4 races.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway1581134
2  France13141138
3  Germany78621
4  Belarus72211
5  Slovakia55010
6  Italy27514
7  Finland2417
8  Austria2204
9  Russia2057
10  Sweden1034
11  Ukraine0257
12  Slovenia0213
13  Czech Republic0134
14  Latvia0101
15  Canada0011
  Kazakhstan0011
  United States0011
Totals (17 nations)565656168

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 2017–18 season:

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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