Biathlon World Championships 1973

The 12th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1973 in Lake Placid, United States. It is the first time the championships took place outside Europe.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 1973
Host cityLake Placid, New York
CountryUSA
Events2
Opening ceremony2 March 1973 (1973-03-02)
Closing ceremony4 March 1973 (1973-03-04)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Alexander Tikhonov   URS 2 1:24:30.2
  Gennady Kovalyev   URS 1 1:27:17.2
  Tor Svendsberget   NOR 5 1:28:08.2

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Alexander Tikhonov
Rinnat Safin
Yuriy Kolmakov
Gennady Kovalyev

  URS
  Norway

Tor Svendsberget
Esten Gjelten
Ragnar Tveiten
Kjell Hovda

  NOR
  East Germany

Dieter Speer
Manfred Geyer
Herbert Wiegand
Günther Bartnick

  GDR

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Soviet Union 2 1 0 3
2   Norway 0 1 1 2
3   East Germany 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit