Biathlon World Championships 2003

The 38th Biathlon World Championships were held in 2003 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.[1]

Biathlon World Championships 2003
Host cityKhanty-Mansiysk
CountryRussia
Events8
Opening ceremony15 March 2003 (2003-03-15)
Closing ceremony23 March 2003 (2003-03-23)
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Men's resultsEdit

20 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Halvard Hanevold   NOR
  Vesa Hietalahti   FIN
  Ricco Groß   GER

10 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Ole Einar Bjørndalen   NOR
  Ricco Groß   GER
  Zdeněk Vítek   CZE

12.5 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Ricco Groß   GER
  Halvard Hanevold   NOR
  Paavo Puurunen   FIN

15 km mass startEdit

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

4 × 7.5 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Germany

Peter Sendel
Sven Fischer
Ricco Groß
Frank Luck

  GER
  Russia

Viktor Maigourov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Sergei Rozhkov
Sergei Tchepikov

  RUS
  Belarus

Alexei Aidarov
Vladimir Drachev
Rustam Valiullin
Oleg Ryzhenkov

  BLR

Women's resultsEdit

15 km individualEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Kateřina Holubcová   CZE
  Olena Zubrilova   BLR
  Gunn Margit Andreassen   NOR

7.5 km sprintEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sylvie Becaert   FRA
  Olena Petrova   UKR
  Kateřina Holubcová   CZE

10 km pursuitEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Sandrine Bailly   FRA
  Martina Glagow   GER
  Svetlana Ishmuratova   RUS

The photo finish could not separate the top duo.

12.5 km mass startEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Albina Akhatova   RUS
  Svetlana Ishmuratova   RUS
  Sandrine Bailly   FRA

4 × 6 km relayEdit

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
  Russia

Albina Akhatova
Svetlana Ishmuratova
Galina Kukleva
Svetlana Tchernousova

  RUS
  Ukraine

Oksana Khvostenko
Iryna Merkushina
Oksana Yakovleva
Olena Petrova

  UKR
  Germany

Simone Denkinger
Uschi Disl
Kati Wilhelm
Martina Glagow

  GER

Medal tableEdit

Place Nation       Total
1   Germany 3 2 2 7
2   Norway 3 1 1 5
3   Russia 2 2 1 5
4   France 2 0 2 4
5   Czech Republic 1 0 2 3
6   Ukraine 0 2 0 2
7   Belarus 0 1 1 2
8   Finland 0 1 1 2

ReferencesEdit