Biathlon World Championships 1998

The 33rd Biathlon World Championships held in March 1998 in Pokljuka, Slovenia, and for the second time in Hochfilzen, Austria[1] were only for the pursuit races (Pokljuka) and the team events (Hochfilzen) because these were not part of the Olympic programme in Nagano.

Men's resultsEdit

12.5 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Vladimir Drachev   RUS 36:30.3
  Ole Einar Bjørndalen   NOR + 14.0
  Raphaël Poirée   FRA + 41.6

Team eventEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Norway

Egil Gjelland
Sylfest Glimsdal
Halvard Hanevold
Ole Einar Bjørndalen

  NOR 29:17.6
  Germany

Ricco Groß
Carsten Heymann
Sven Fischer
Frank Luck

  GER + 43.7
  Russia

Vladimir Drachev
Alexei Kobelev
Sergei Rozhkov
Viktor Maigourov

  RUS + 56.4

Women's resultsEdit

10 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE 37:58.6
  Corinne Niogret   FRA + 1:06.9
  Martina Zellner   GER + 1:25.8

Team eventEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Russia

Anna Volkova
Olga Romasko
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Albina Akhatova

  RUS 30:21.1
  Norway

Hildegunn Mikkelsplass
Ann Elen Skjelbreid
Annette Sikveland
Liv Grete Skjelbreid

  NOR + 17.6
  Finland

Katja Holanti
Tiina Mikkola
Mari Lampinen
Sanna-Leena Perunka

  FIN + 39.1

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Russia 2 0 1 3
2   Norway 1 2 0 3
3   Sweden 1 0 0 1
4   France 0 1 1 2
4   Germany 0 1 1 2
6   Finland 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit