2019–20 Biathlon World Cup

The 2019–20 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) was a multi-race series over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 30 November 2019 in Östersund, Sweden and ended on 14 March 2020 in Kontiolahti, Finland, a week and a day earlier than planned.[1]

2019–20 Biathlon World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Italy Dorothea Wierer
Nations Cup Norway Norway Norway Norway
Individual France Martin Fourcade Sweden Hanna Öberg
Sprint France Martin Fourcade Germany Denise Herrmann
Pursuit France Émilien Jacquelin Norway Tiril Eckhoff
Mass start Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Italy Dorothea Wierer
Relay Norway Norway Norway Norway
Mixed Norway Norway
Competition

CalendarEdit

Below was the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2019–20 season.[2]

Stage Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay Details
1   Östersund 30 November – 8 December details
2   Hochfilzen 13–15 December details
3   Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand 19–22 December details
4   Oberhof 9–12 January details
5   Ruhpolding 15–19 January details
6   Pokljuka 23–26 January details
WC   Antholz-Anterselva 13–23 February World Championships
7   Nové Město 5–8 March details
8   Kontiolahti 12–15 March Cancelled Cancelled details
9   Oslo Holmenkollen 20–22 March Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
Total: 60 (27 men's, 27 women's, 6 mixed) 3 (m, w) 8 (m, w) 5 (m, w) 5 (m, w) 6 (m, w) 3 (mix) 3 (mix)

World Cup podiumsEdit

MenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 1 December 2019   Östersund 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Tarjei Bø   Matvey Eliseev   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
1 4 December 2019   Östersund 20 km Individual   Martin Fourcade   Simon Desthieux   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Martin Fourcade Detail
2 13 December 2019   Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Simon Desthieux   Alexander Loginov   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
2 14 December 2019   Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Alexander Loginov   Émilien Jacquelin Detail
3 19 December 2019   Le Grand-Bornand 10 km Sprint   Benedikt Doll   Tarjei Bø   Quentin Fillon Maillet Detail
3 21 December 2019   Le Grand-Bornand 12.5 km Pursuit   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen Detail
3 22 December 2019   Le Grand-Bornand 15 km Mass Start   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Émilien Jacquelin   Tarjei Bø Detail
4 10 January 2020   Oberhof 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Émilien Jacquelin   Johannes Kühn Detail
4 12 January 2020   Oberhof 15 km Mass Start   Martin Fourcade   Arnd Peiffer   Simon Desthieux   Martin Fourcade Detail
5 16 January 2020   Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint   Martin Fourcade   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Benedikt Doll Detail
5 19 January 2020   Ruhpolding 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen Detail
6 23 January 2020   Pokljuka 20 km Individual   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Fabien Claude Detail
6 26 January 2020   Pokljuka 15 km Mass Start   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Benedikt Doll   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
WC 15 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint   Alexander Loginov   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Martin Fourcade Detail
WC 16 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit   Émilien Jacquelin   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Alexander Loginov Detail
WC 19 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 20 km Individual   Martin Fourcade   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Dominik Landertinger Detail
WC 23 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Mass Start   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Émilien Jacquelin Detail
7 6 March 2020   Nové Město na M. 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Tarjei Bø Detail
7 8 March 2020   Nové Město na M. 15 km Mass Start   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Émilien Jacquelin   Arnd Peiffer Detail
8 12 March 2020   Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint   Johannes Thingnes Bø   Martin Fourcade   Émilien Jacquelin Detail
8 14 March 2020   Kontiolahti 12.5 km Pursuit   Martin Fourcade   Quentin Fillon Maillet   Émilien Jacquelin   Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
9 20 March 2020   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint Cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19
9 21 March 2020   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit
9 22 March 2020   Oslo Holmenkollen 15 km Mass Start

WomenEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 1 December 2019   Östersund 7.5 km Sprint   Dorothea Wierer   Marte Olsbu Røiseland   Markéta Davidová   Dorothea Wierer Detail
1 5 December 2019   Östersund 15 km Individual   Justine Braisaz   Yuliia Dzhima   Julia Simon Detail
2 13 December 2019   Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint   Dorothea Wierer   Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold   Svetlana Mironova Detail
2 15 December 2019   Hochfilzen 10 km Pursuit   Tiril Eckhoff   Hanna Öberg   Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold Detail
3 20 December 2019   Le Grand-Bornand 7.5 km Sprint   Tiril Eckhoff   Justine Braisaz   Markéta Davidová Detail
3 21 December 2019   Le Grand-Bornand 10 km Pursuit   Tiril Eckhoff   Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold   Lena Häcki   Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold Detail
3 22 December 2019   Le Grand-Bornand 12.5 km Mass Start   Tiril Eckhoff   Dorothea Wierer   Linn Persson   Dorothea Wierer Detail
4 9 January 2020   Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint   Marte Olsbu Røiseland   Denise Herrmann   Julia Simon Detail
4 12 January 2020   Oberhof 12.5 km Mass Start   Kaisa Mäkäräinen   Tiril Eckhoff   Marte Olsbu Røiseland Detail
5 15 January 2020   Ruhpolding 7.5 km Sprint   Tiril Eckhoff   Hanna Öberg   Dorothea Wierer   Tiril Eckhoff Detail
5 19 January 2020   Ruhpolding 10 km Pursuit   Tiril Eckhoff   Paulína Fialková   Hanna Öberg Detail
6 24 January 2020   Pokljuka 15 km Individual   Denise Herrmann   Hanna Öberg   Anaïs Bescond Detail
6 26 January 2020   Pokljuka 12.5 km Mass Start   Hanna Öberg   Lisa Vittozzi   Anaïs Bescond Detail
WC 14 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 7.5 km Sprint   Marte Olsbu Røiseland   Susan Dunklee   Lucie Charvátová   Dorothea Wierer Detail
WC 16 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Pursuit   Dorothea Wierer   Denise Herrmann   Marte Olsbu Røiseland Detail
WC 18 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Individual   Dorothea Wierer   Vanessa Hinz   Marte Olsbu Røiseland Detail
WC 23 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Mass Start   Marte Olsbu Røiseland   Dorothea Wierer   Hanna Öberg Detail
7 5 March 2020   Nové Město na M. 7.5 km Sprint   Denise Herrmann   Anaïs Bescond   Markéta Davidová Detail
7 8 March 2020   Nové Město na M. 12.5 km Mass Start   Tiril Eckhoff   Hanna Öberg   Franziska Preuß Detail
8 13 March 2020   Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint   Denise Herrmann   Franziska Preuß   Tiril Eckhoff Detail
8 14 March 2020   Kontiolahti 10 km Pursuit   Julia Simon   Selina Gasparin   Lisa Vittozzi Detail
9 20 March 2020   Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint Cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19
9 21 March 2020   Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit
9 22 March 2020   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Mass Start

Men's teamEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
1 7 December 2019   Östersund 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Johannes Dale
Erlend Bjøntegaard
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  France
Émilien Jacquelin
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Simon Desthieux
Martin Fourcade
  Italy
Lukas Hofer
Thomas Bormolini
Daniele Cappellari
Dominik Windisch
Detail
2 15 December 2019   Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Johannes Dale
Erlend Bjøntegaard
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Germany
Philipp Horn
Johannes Kühn
Arnd Peiffer
Benedikt Doll
  France
Antonin Guigonnat
Émilien Jacquelin
Fabien Claude
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Detail
4 11 January 2020   Oberhof 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Erlend Bjøntegaard
Johannes Dale
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
  France
Émilien Jacquelin
Martin Fourcade
Simon Desthieux
Quentin Fillon Maillet
  Germany
Philipp Horn
Johannes Kühn
Arnd Peiffer
Benedikt Doll
Detail
5 18 January 2020   Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay   France
Émilien Jacquelin
Martin Fourcade
Simon Desthieux
Quentin Fillon Maillet
  Norway
Johannes Dale
Erlend Bjøntegaard
Tarjei Bø
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
  Austria
Dominik Landertinger
Simon Eder
Felix Leitner
Julian Eberhard
Detail
WC 22 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 4x7.5 km Relay   France
Émilien Jacquelin
Martin Fourcade
Simon Desthieux
Quentin Fillon Maillet
  Norway
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Johannes Dale
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Philipp Horn
Arnd Peiffer
Benedikt Doll
Detail
7 7 March 2020   Nové Město 4x7.5 km Relay   Norway
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Johannes Dale
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Ukraine
Artem Pryma
Sergii Semenov
Ruslan Tkalenko
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
  Sweden
Sebastian Samuelsson
Jesper Nelin
Peppe Femling
Martin Ponsiluoma
Detail

Women's teamEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
1 8 December 2019   Östersund 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Karoline Offigstad Knotten
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
    Switzerland 
Elisa Gasparin
Selina Gasparin
Aita Gasparin
Lena Häcki
  Sweden
Linn Persson
Elvira Öberg
Mona Brorsson
Hanna Öberg
Detail
2 14 December 2019   Hochfilzen 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Karoline Offigstad Knotten
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
  Russia
Kristina Reztsova
Larisa Kuklina
Svetlana Mironova
Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht
    Switzerland 
Elisa Gasparin
Selina Gasparin
Aita Gasparin
Lena Häcki
Detail
4 11 January 2020   Oberhof 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Synnøve Solemdal
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
Tiril Eckhoff
  Sweden
Elvira Öberg
Linn Persson
Mona Brorsson
Hanna Öberg
  France
Julia Simon
Anaïs Bescond
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
Detail
5 17 January 2020   Ruhpolding 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Karoline Offigstad Knotten
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
  France
Julia Simon
Anaïs Bescond
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
    Switzerland 
Elisa Gasparin
Selina Gasparin
Aita Gasparin
Lena Häcki
Detail
WC 22 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Synnøve Solemdal
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
  Germany
Karolin Horchler
Vanessa Hinz
Franziska Preuß
Denise Herrmann
  Ukraine
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Yuliia Dzhima
Vita Semerenko
Olena Pidhrushna
Detail
7 7 March 2020   Nové Město 4x6 km Relay   Norway
Karoline Offigstad Knotten
Ida Lien
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
  France
Julia Simon
Justine Braisaz
Chloé Chevalier
Anaïs Bescond
  Germany
Karolin Horchler
Vanessa Hinz
Franziska Preuß
Denise Herrmann
Detail

MixedEdit

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
1 30 November 2019   Östersund 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  Sweden
Hanna Öberg
Sebastian Samuelsson
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Franziska Preuß
  Norway
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
Detail
1 30 November 2019   Östersund 4x6 km
Mixed Relay
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Lukas Hofer
Dominik Windisch
  Norway
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Sweden
Linn Persson
Mona Brorsson
Jesper Nelin
Martin Ponsiluoma
Detail
6 25 January 2020   Pokljuka 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  France
Émilien Jacquelin
Anaïs Bescond
  Estonia
Rene Zahkna
Regina Oja
  Austria
Simon Eder
Lisa Theresa Hauser
Detail
6 25 January 2020   Pokljuka 4x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
  France
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Simon Desthieux
Justine Braisaz
Julia Simon
  Norway
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Synnoeve Solemdal
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
  Germany
Phlipp Horn
Johannes Kühn
Janina Hettich
Vanessa Hinz
Detail
WC 13 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 4x6 km
Mixed Relay
  Norway
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
Tiril Eckhoff
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Lukas Hofer
Dominik Windisch
  Czech Republic
Eva Kristejn Puskarčíková
Markéta Davidová
Ondřej Moravec
Michal Krčmář
Detail
WC 20 February 2020   Antholz-Anterselva 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
  Norway
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Germany
Franziska Preuß
Erik Lesser
  France
Anaïs Bescond
Émilien Jacquelin
Detail

Standings (men)Edit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Johannes Thingnes Bø 913
2.   Martin Fourcade 911
3.   Quentin Fillon Maillet 843
4.   Tarjei Bø 740
5.   Emilien Jacquelin 726
  • Final standings after 21 races.

Standings (women)Edit

OverallEdit

Pos. Points
     Dorothea Wierer 793
2.   Tiril Eckhoff 786
3.   Denise Herrmann 745
4.   Hanna Öberg 741
5.   Marte Olsbu Røiseland 597
  • Final standings after 21 races.

Standings: MixedEdit

Mixed relayEdit

Pos. Points
     Norway 307
2.   France 272
3.   Germany 265
4.   Sweden 250
5.   Italy 234
  • Final standings after 6 races.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway32121155
2  France15201651
3  Italy54312
4  Germany410822
5  Sweden25613
6  Russia1247
7  Finland1001
8   Switzerland0235
9  Ukraine0213
10  Estonia0101
  Slovakia0101
  United States0101
13  Czech Republic0055
14  Austria0033
Totals (14 nations)606060180

Points distributionEdit

The table shows the number of points won in the 2019/20 Biathlon World Cup for men and women. Relay events do not impact individual rankings.

Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
Individual 60 54 48 43 40 38 36 34 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Sprint
Pursuit
Mass Start 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

AchievementsEdit

First World Cup career victory
First World Cup podium
Team


Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

RetirementsEdit

The following notable biathletes retired during or after the 2019–20 season:

ReferencesEdit

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External linksEdit