Biathlon World Championships 1986

The 22nd Biathlon World Championships for men were held in 1986 in Oslo, Norway. The 3rd women's world championships were held in Falun, Sweden.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 1986
Host cityOslo (men)
Falun (women)
CountryNorway (men)
Sweden (women)
Events6
Opening ceremony18 February 1986 (1986-02-18) (men)
18 February 1986 (1986-02-18) (women)
Closing ceremony13 February 1986 (1986-02-13) (men)
16 February 1986 (1986-02-16) (women)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Valeriy Medvedtsev   URS 2 57:05.3
  André Sehmisch   GDR 1 57:19.2
  Alfred Eder   AUT 0 58:38.1

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Valeriy Medvedtsev   URS 0 28:02.8
  Franz Schuler   AUT 1 28:55.3
  André Sehmisch   GDR 1 28:59.9

Peter Angerer, West Germany, was stripped of silver due to use of a forbidden substance.

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Dmitry Vasilyev
Valeriy Medvedtsev
Sergei Bulygin

  URS
  East Germany

Jürgen Wirth
Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
André Sehmisch

  GDR
  Italy

Werner Kiem
Gottlieb Taschler
Johann Passler
Andreas Zingerle

  ITA

The West German team was stripped of bronze due to Peter Angerer's use of a forbidden substance.

Women's resultsEdit

10 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Eva Korpela   SWE 1 37:46.9
  Siv Bråten   NOR 0 + 1:00.4
  Sanna Grønlid   NOR 2 + 1:32.7

5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Kaija Parve   URS 1 20:07.0
  Nadiya Billova   URS 1 + 46.2
  Eva Korpela   SWE 2 + 1:18.0

3 × 5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Kaija Parve
Nadiya Billova
Venera Chernyshova

  URS
  Sweden

Eva Korpela
Inger Björkbom
Sabine Karlsson

  SWE
  Norway

Sanna Grønlid
Siv Bråten
Anne Elvebakk

  NOR

Medal tableEdit

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

ReferencesEdit