Biathlon World Championships 1996

The 31st Biathlon World Championships were held in 1996 for the third time in Ruhpolding, Germany.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 1996
Host cityRuhpolding, Bavaria
CountryGermany
Events8
Opening ceremony3 February 1996 (1996-02-03)
Closing ceremony11 February 1996 (1996-02-11)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sergei Tarasov   RUS 53:05.4
  Vladimir Drachev   RUS 53:49.9
  Vadim Sashurin   BLR 54:38.3

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Vladimir Drachev   RUS 26:52.3
  Viktor Maigourov   RUS
  René Cattarinussi   ITA

Team eventEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Belarus

Vadim Sashurin
Oleg Ryzhenkov
Alexandr Popov
Petr Ivashko

  BLR 26:05.6
  Russia

Viktor Maigourov
Vladimir Drachev
Pavel Muslimov
Sergei Rozhkov

  RUS
  Italy

René Cattarinussi
Pieralberto Carrara
Patrick Favre
Hubert Leitgeb

  ITA

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Russia

Viktor Maigourov
Vladimir Drachev
Sergei Tarasov
Alexei Kobelev

  RUS 1:19:50.8
  Germany

Ricco Groß
Peter Sendel
Frank Luck
Sven Fischer

  GER
  Belarus

Alexei Aidarov
Oleg Ryzhenkov
Vadim Sashurin
Alexandr Popov

  BLR

Women's resultsEdit

15 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Emmanuelle Claret   FRA 46:43.1
  Olga Melnik   RUS
  Olena Petrova   UKR

7.5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Olga Romasko   RUS 22:30.5
  Ann-Elen Skjelbreid   NOR
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE

Team eventEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Germany

Katrin Apel
Petra Behle
Uschi Disl
Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm

  GER 23:23.6
  Ukraine

Tetyana Vodopyanova
Olena Petrova
Olena Zubrilova
Nina Lemesh

  UKR
  France

Anne Briand
Corinne Niogret
Florence Baverel-Robert
Emmanuelle Claret

  FRA

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Germany

Uschi Disl
Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm
Katrin Apel
Petra Behle

  GER 1:33:59.8
  France

Corinne Niogret
Florence Baverel-Robert
Emmanuelle Claret
Anne Briand

  FRA
  Ukraine

Tetyana Vodopyanova
Olena Petrova
Olena Zubrilova
Valentina Tserbe-Nessina

  UKR

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Russia 4 4 0 8
2   Germany 2 1 0 3
3   France 1 1 1 3
4   Belarus 1 0 2 3
5   Ukraine 0 1 2 3
6   Norway 0 1 0 1
7   Italy 0 0 2 2
8   Sweden 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit