Biathlon World Championships 1987

The 23rd Biathlon World Championships for men were held in 1987 for the second time in Lake Placid, New York, United States. The 4th women's world championships were held in Lahti, Finland.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 1987
Host cityLahti (women)
Lake Placid, New York (men)
CountryFinland (women)
USA (men)
Events6
Opening ceremony14 February 1987 (1987-02-14) (men)
15 February 1987 (1987-02-15) (women)
Closing ceremony27 February 1987 (1987-02-27) (men)
28 February 1987 (1987-02-28) (women)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Frank-Peter Roetsch   GDR 1 1:00:00.4
  Josh Thompson   USA 1 1:00:51.0
  Jan Matouš   CZE 0 1:01:15.3

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Frank-Peter Roetsch   GDR 1 29:49.6
  Matthias Jacob   GDR 2 30:38.8
  André Sehmisch   GDR 2 30:55.4

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  East Germany

Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
André Sehmisch
Jürgen Wirth

  GDR
  Soviet Union

Dmitry Vasilyev
Juri Kashkarov
Alexandr Popov
Valeriy Medvedtsev

  URS
  West Germany

Ernst Reiter
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Peter Angerer
Fritz Fischer

  FRG

Women's resultsEdit

10 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sanna Grønlid   NOR 2 42:42.8
  Kaija Parve   URS 2 + 48.3
  Tuija Vuoksiala   FIN 2 + 2:14.0

5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Elena Golovina   URS 0 21:14.7
  Venera Chernyshova   URS 1 + 37.2
  Anne Elvebakk   NOR 2 + 57.4

3 × 5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Elena Golovina
Venera Chernyshova
Kaija Parve

  URS
  Sweden

Inger Björkbom
Mia Stadig
Eva Korpela

  SWE
  Norway

Anne Elvebakk
Sanna Grønlid
Siv Bråten

  NOR

Medal tableEdit

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

ReferencesEdit