Biathlon World Championships 1999

The 34th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1999 in Kontiolahti, Finland.[1] Due to the cold, the individual and the mass start events were moved to Oslo, Norway. The mass start was contested for the first time in the world championships.

Medal winnersEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km sprint
details
Frank Luck
  Germany
28:05.6
(0+0)
Patrick Favre
  Italy
28:27.6
(0+0)
Frode Andresen
  Norway
28:46.4
(1+1)
12.5 km pursuit
details
Ricco Groß
  Germany
35:37.8
(0+0+0+0)
Frank Luck
  Germany
36:05.0
(0+0+1+2)
Sven Fischer
  Germany
36:18.7
(1+0+1+1)
20 km individual
details
Sven Fischer
  Germany
53:53.2
(1+0+0+0)
Ricco Groß
  Germany
54:01.9
(0+0+0+0)
Vadim Sashurin
  Belarus
54:30.5
(0+0+0+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay
details
  Belarus
Alexei Aidarov
Petr Ivashko
Vadim Sashurin
Oleg Ryzhenkov
1:23:19.3
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (1+3)
  Russia
Viktor Maigourov
Vladimir Drachev
Sergei Rozhkov
Pavel Rostovtsev
1:23:42.4
(0+1) (0+0)
(1+3) (0+1)
(0+2) (1+3)
(0+1) (0+0)
  Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Dag Bjørndalen
Frode Andresen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
1:23:56.3
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (1+3)
(3+3) (0+2)
15 km mass start
details
Sven Fischer
  Germany
39:39.9
(1+1+0+0)
Vladimir Drachev
  Russia
39:49.8
(0+0+1+1)
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Norway
39:57.3
(0+0+0+0)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
7.5 km sprint
details
Martina Zellner
  Germany
26:59.9
(0+2)
Magdalena Forsberg
  Sweden
27:04.4
(0+1)
Olena Zubrilova
  Ukraine
27:08.2
(1+2)
10 km pursuit
details
Olena Zubrilova
  Ukraine
32:17.5
(0+1+1+0)
Martina Schwarzbacherová
  Slovakia
33:19.5
(0+1+0+0)
Martina Zellner
  Germany
33:25.1
(1+0+0+1)
15 km individual
details
Olena Zubrilova
  Ukraine
43:28.1
(0+0+0+0)
Corinne Niogret
  France
45:32.0
(0+0+0+0)
Albina Akhatova
  Russia
46:41.7
(0+0+1+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay
details
  Germany
Uschi Disl
Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm
Katrin Apel
Martina Zellner
1:36:56.0
(0+4)
(0+3)
(0+1)
(1+4)
  Russia
Nadezhda Talanova
Galina Koukleva
Olga Romasko
Albina Akhatova
1:37:34.3
(0+3)
(0+4)
(0+2)
(0+1)
  France
Delphyne Heymann-Burlet
Florence Baverel
Christelle Gros
Corinne Niogret
1:37:42.9
(0+3)
(0+3)
(0+1)
(0+2)
12.5 km mass start
details
Olena Zubrilova
  Ukraine
40:08.2
(0+2+2+0)
Olena Petrova
  Ukraine
40:11.3
(0+0+1+1)
Magdalena Forsberg
  Sweden
40:16.9
(1+0+2+0)

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Germany 6 2 2 10
2   Ukraine 3 1 1 5
3   Belarus 1 0 1 2
4   Russia 0 3 1 4
5   France 0 1 1 2
5   Sweden 0 1 1 2
7   Italy 0 1 0 1
7   Slovakia 0 1 0 1
9   Norway 0 0 3 3

ReferencesEdit