Biathlon World Championships 2001

The 36th Biathlon World Championships were held in 2001 for the second time in Pokljuka, Slovenia.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 2001
Host cityPokljuka
CountrySlovenia
Events8
Opening ceremony3 February 2001 (2001-02-03)
Closing ceremony11 February 2001 (2001-02-11)

Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Paavo Puurunen   FIN
  Vadim Sashurin   BLR
  Ilmārs Bricis   LAT

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Pavel Rostovtsev   RUS
  René Cattarinussi   ITA
  Halvard Hanevold   NOR

12.5 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Pavel Rostovtsev   RUS
  Raphaël Poirée   FRA
  Sven Fischer   GER

15 km mass startEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Raphaël Poirée   FRA
  Ole Einar Bjørndalen   NOR
  Sven Fischer   GER

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  France

Gilles Marguet
Vincent Defrasne
Julien Robert
Raphaël Poirée

  FRA
  Belarus

Alexei Aidarov
Alexander Syman
Oleg Ryzhenkov
Vadim Sashurin

  BLR
  Norway

Egil Gjelland
Frode Andresen
Halvard Hanevold
Ole Einar Bjørndalen

  NOR

Women's resultsEdit

15 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE
  Liv Grete Poirée   NOR
  Olena Zubrilova   UKR

7.5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Kati Wilhelm   GER
  Uschi Disl   GER
  Liv Grete Poirée   NOR

10 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Liv Grete Poirée   NOR
  Corinne Niogret   FRA
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE

12.5 km mass startEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Magdalena Forsberg   SWE
  Martina Glagow   GER
  Liv Grete Poirée   NOR

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Russia

Olga Pyleva
Anna Bogaliy
Galina Kukleva
Svetlana Ishmuratova

  RUS
  Germany

Uschi Disl
Katrin Apel
Andrea Henkel
Kati Wilhelm

  GER
  Ukraine

Olena Zubrilova
Olena Petrova
Nina Lemesh
Tetyana Vodopyanova

  UKR

Medal tableEdit

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

ReferencesEdit