Biathlon World Championships 1962

The 4th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1962 in Hämeenlinna, Finland.[1] The men's 20 km individual and team were the only competitions.

Biathlon World Championships 1962
Host cityHämeenlinna
CountryFinland
Events2
Opening ceremony4 March 1962 (1962-03-04)
Closing ceremony4 March 1962 (1962-03-04)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result Behind
  Vladimir Melanin   URS 2 1:23:30
  Antti Tyrväinen   FIN 1 1:24:08 38
  Valentin Pshenitsyn   URS 1 1:24:17 47

Each shot missing the target gave a penalty of 2 minutes.

20 km teamEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result Behind
  Soviet Union   URS 7 4:12:38
  Finland   FIN 4 4:20:45 8:07
  Norway   NOR 14 4:36:55 24:17

The times of the top 3 athletes from each nation in the individual race were added together.

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Soviet Union 2 0 1 3
2   Finland 0 2 0 2
3   Norway 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit