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.

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sven Fischer   GER
  Ricco Groß   GER
  Vadim Sashurin   BLR

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Frank Luck   GER
  Patrick Favre   ITA
  Frode Andresen   NOR

12.5 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Ricco Groß   GER
  Frank Luck   GER
  Sven Fischer   GER

15 km mass startEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sven Fischer   GER
  Vladimir Drachev   RUS
  Ole Einar Bjørndalen   NOR

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Belarus

Alexei Aidarov
Petr Ivashko
Vadim Sashurin
Oleg Ryzhenkov

  BLR
  Russia

Viktor Maigourov
Vladimir Drachev
Sergei Rozhkov
Pavel Rostovtsev

  RUS
  Norway

Halvard Hanevold
Dag Bjørndalen
Frode Andresen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen

  NOR

Women's resultsEdit

15 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Olena Zubrilova   UKR
  Corinne Niogret   FRA
  Albina Akhatova   RUS

7.5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Martina Zellner   GER
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE
  Olena Zubrilova   UKR

10 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Olena Zubrilova   UKR
  Martina Schwarzbacherova   SVK
  Martina Zellner   GER

12.5 km mass startEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Olena Zubrilova   UKR
  Olena Petrova   UKR
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Germany

Uschi Disl
Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm
Katrin Apel
Martina Zellner

  GER
  Russia

Nadezhda Talanova
Galina Kukleva
Olga Romasko
Albina Akhatova

  RUS
  France

Delphyne Burlet
Florence Baverel-Robert
Christelle Gros
Corinne Niogret

  FRA

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