Biathlon World Championships 1991

The 26th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1991 for the second time in Lahti, Finland.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 1991
Host cityLahti
CountryFinland
Events8
Opening ceremony19 February 1991 (1991-02-19)
Closing ceremony24 February 1991 (1991-02-24)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Date: February 24, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Mark Kirchner   GER 2 1:03:05.7
  Alexandr Popov   URS 1 1:03:33.1
  Eirik Kvalfoss   NOR 2 1:03:38.3

10 km sprintEdit

Date: February 19, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Mark Kirchner   GER 0 30:48.1
  Frank Luck   GER 1 31:12.8
  Eirik Kvalfoss   NOR 2 31:27.9

Team eventEdit

Date: February 21, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Italy

Hubert Leitgeb
Gottlieb Taschler
Simon Demetz
Wilfried Pallhuber

  ITA 0 1:00:59.8
  Norway

Sverre Istad
Jon Åge Tyldum
Ivar Michal Ulekleiv
Frode Løberg

  NOR 1 1:01:14.0
  Soviet Union

Anatoliy Zdanovich
Sergei Tarasov
Sergei Tchepikov
Valeriy Medvedtsev

  URS 3 1:01:40.8

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Date: February 23, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Germany

Ricco Groß
Frank Luck
Mark Kirchner
Fritz Fischer

  GER 0 1:33:33.5
  Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Alexandr Popov
Sergei Tarasov
Sergei Tchepikov

  URS 0 1:35:01.3
  Norway

Geir Einang
Eirik Kvalfoss
Jon Åge Tyldum
Gisle Fenne

  NOR 0 1:35:08.3

Women's resultsEdit

15 km individualEdit

Date: February 24, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Petra Schaaf   GER 0 55:14.9
  Grete I. Nykkelmo   NOR 4 57:13.4
  Iva Schkodreva   BUL 1 57:43.3

7.5 km sprintEdit

Date: February 19, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Grete I. Nykkelmo   NOR 2 30:01.9
  Svetlana Davidova   URS 3 30:32.7
  Elena Golovina   URS 1 30:35.1

Team eventEdit

Date: February 21, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Yelena Belova
Elena Golovina
Svetlana Paramygina
Svetlana Davidova

  URS 20+11 59:08.1
  Bulgaria

Maria Manolova
Silvana Blagoeva
Nadezda Aleksieva
Iva Shkodreva

  BUL 1+11 59:23.1
  Norway

Synnøve Thoresen
Signe Trosten
Hildegunn Fossen
Unni Kristiansen

  NOR 11+2 59:53.2

3 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Date: February 23, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Soviet Union

Yelena Belova
Elena Golovina
Svetlana Davidova

  URS 0+2 1:24:54.3
  Norway

Grete I. Nykkelmo
Anne Elvebakk
Elin Kristiansen

  NOR 0+2 1:25:52.0
  Germany

Uschi Disl
Kerstin Möring
Antje Misersky

  GER 0+7 1:28:15.9

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Germany 4 1 1 6
2   Soviet Union 2 3 2 7
3   Norway 1 3 4 8
4   Italy 1 0 0 1
5   Bulgaria 0 1 1 2

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