Biathlon European Championships 2002

The 9th Biathlon European Championships were held in Kontiolahti, Finland, from March 6 to March 10, 2002. It was the second time Kontiolahti hosted European Championships after it did so in 1994.

There were total of 16 competitions held: sprint, pursuit, individual and relay both for U26 and U21.

ResultsEdit

U26Edit

Men'sEdit

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd
Men's 10 km sprint   Oļegs Maļuhins   Carsten Heymann   Tomasz Sikora
Men's 12.5 km pursuit   Oļegs Maļuhins   Carsten Heymann   Ilmārs Bricis
Men's 20 km individual   Andriy Deryzemlia   Tomasz Sikora   Wojciech Kozub
Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay   Germany
Daniel Graf
Carsten Heymann
Andreas Stitzl
Andreas Birnbacher
  Ukraine
Ruslan Lysenko
Olexander Bilanenko
Roman Pryma
Vyacheslav Derkach
  Latvia
Oļegs Maļuhins
Gundars Upenieks
Ilmārs Bricis
Jēkabs Nākums

Women'sEdit

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd
Women's 7.5 km sprint   Irina Malgina   Radka Popova   Liv-Kjersti Eikeland
Women's 10 km pursuit   Irina Malgina   Radka Popova   Olga Romasko
Women's 15 km individual   Radka Popova   Irina Malgina   Irena Česneková
Women's 4 × 6 km relay   Germany
Ina Menzel
Janet Klein
Simone Denkinger
Sabrina Buchholz
  Russia
Irina Malgina
Yuliya Makarova
Lilia Efremova
Olga Romasko
  Ukraine
Iryna Merkushina
Nina Lemesh
Oksana Khvostenko
Oksana Yakovleva

U21Edit

Men'sEdit

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd
Men's 10 km sprint   Andrei Makoveev   Michael Rösch   Dušan Šimočko
Men's 12.5 km pursuit   Michael Rösch   Dušan Šimočko   Hansjörg Reuter
Men's 20 km individual   Maxim Chudov   Hansjörg Reuter   Jānis Bērziņš
Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay   Russia
Artem Gusin
Andrei Makoveev
Aleksandr Kudrashev
Maxim Chudov
  Germany
Michael Rösch
Robert Wick
Hansjörg Reuter
Markus Neumaier
  Latvia
Jānis Pleikšnis
Jānis Bērziņš
Edgars Piksons
Kristaps Lībietis

Women'sEdit

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd
Women's 7.5 km sprint   Magda Rezlerová   Zuzana Hasillová   Barbara Ertl
Women's 10 km pursuit   Magda Rezlerová   Zuzana Hasillová   Barbara Ertl
Women's 15 km individual   Jenny Adler   Lyudmila Ananko   Barbara Ertl
Women's 3 × 6 km relay   Germany
Katharina Echter
Barbara Ertl
Jenny Adler
  Russia
Elena Davgul
Uliana Denisova
Nadiezhda Chastina
  Belarus
Lyudmila Ananko
Tatsiana Shyntar
Liudmila Kalinchik

Medal tableEdit

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Germany 5 5 4 14
2   Russia 5 3 1 9
3   Latvia 2 4 6
4   Czech Republic 2 1 3
5   Bulgaria 1 2 3
6   Ukraine 1 1 1 3
7   Slovakia 3 1 4
8   Poland 1 1 2
9   Norway 1 1

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