Biathlon World Championships 1985

The 21st Biathlon World Championships for men were held in 1985 for the second time in Ruhpolding, in the then West Germany. The 2nd women's world championships were held in Egg am Etzel, Switzerland.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 1985
Host cityRuhpolding, Bavaria (men)
Egg am Etzel, Schwyz (women)
CountryWest Germany (men)
Switzerland (women)
Events6
Opening ceremony12 February 1985 (1985-02-12) (men)
17 February 1985 (1985-02-17) (women)
Closing ceremony20 February 1985 (1985-02-20) (men)
25 February 1985 (1985-02-25) (women)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Juri Kashkarov   URS 0 57:50.3
  Frank-Peter Roetsch   GDR 2 + 1:28.3
  Tapio Piipponen   FIN 0 + 1:54.7

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Frank-Peter Roetsch   GDR 1 30:25.2
  Eirik Kvalfoss   NOR 1 + 50.9
  Johann Passler   ITA 0 + 1:08.5

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Algimantas Šalna
Sergei Bulygin
Andrei Senkov

  URS 1:33:12.7
  East Germany

Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
Ralf Göthel
André Sehmisch

  GDR + 1:44.8
  West Germany

Peter Angerer
Walter Pichler
Fritz Fischer
Herbert Fritzenwenger

  FRG + 2:32.2

Women's resultsEdit

10 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Kaija Parve   URS 4 43:21.4
  Sanna Grønlid   NOR 4 + 59.4
  Eva Korpela   SWE 2 + 1:19.1

5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sanna Grønlid   NOR 0 21:58.9
  Kaija Parve   URS 3 + 4.8
  Venera Chernyshova   URS 3 + 53.4

3 × 5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Venera Chernyshova
Elena Golovina
Kaija Parve

  URS 1:23:43.7
  Norway

Sanna Grønlid
Gry Østvik
Siv Bråten

  NOR 1:23:51.4
  Finland

Pirjo Mattila
Teija Nieminen
Tuula Ylinen

  FIN 1:24,00.0

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Soviet Union 4 1 1 6
2   Norway 1 3 0 4
3   East Germany 1 2 0 3
4   Finland 0 0 2 2
5   West Germany 0 0 1 1
5   Italy 0 0 1 1
5   Sweden 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit