Biathlon World Championships 2005

The 40th Biathlon World Championships were held in 2005 for the third time in Hochfilzen, Austria from 4 to 13 March. Approximately 80,000 spectators went to see the competitions. The mixed relay, contested for the first time in the World Championships, was held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

Biathlon World Championships 2005
Host cityHochfilzen
CountryAustria
Events8
Opening ceremony4 March 2005 (2005-03-04)
Closing ceremony13 March 2005 (2005-03-13)

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Event
5 March 10:00 Men's 10 km sprint
14:00 Women's 7.5 km sprint
6 March 10:00 Men's 12.5 km pursuit
13:00 Women's 10 km pursuit
8 March 14:15 Women's 15 km individual
9 March 14:15 Men's 20 km individual
11 March 14:15 Women's 4 × 6 km relay
12 March 14:45 Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
13 March 10:45 Women's 12.5 km mass start
12:45 Men's 15 km mass start
20 March 13:00 Mixed 4 × 6 km relay

Medal winnersEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km sprint[1] Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Norway
24:37.5
(1+0)
Sven Fischer
  Germany
24:48.0
(1+0)
Ilmārs Bricis
  Latvia
25:01.5
(0+0)
12.5 km pursuit[2] Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Norway
36:41.4
(0+1+1+1)
Sergei Tchepikov
  Russia
37:20.6
(0+0+0+0)
Sven Fischer
  Germany
37:32.1
(2+0+1+0)
20 km individual[3] Roman Dostál
  Czech Republic
1:00:24.5
(0+0+0+1)
Michael Greis
  Germany
1:00:33.9
(0+0+0+0)
Ricco Groß
  Germany
1:00:51.4
(1+0+0+1)
4 × 7.5 km relay[4]   Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Stian Eckhoff
Egil Gjelland
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
1:21:59.2
(0+2) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
  Russia
Sergei Rozhkov
Nikolay Kruglov, Jr.
Pavel Rostovtsev
Sergei Tchepikov
1:22:25.2
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+1)
  Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Friedrich Pinter
Wolfgang Rottmann
Christoph Sumann
1:22:42.5
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+1)
15 km mass start[5] Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Norway
40:51.9
(1+0+2+0)
Sven Fischer
  Germany
41:03.8
(0+1+1+1)
Raphaël Poirée
  France
41:12.5
(0+0+1+1)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
7.5 km sprint[6] Uschi Disl
  Germany
21:58.6
(0+0)
Olga Zaitseva
  Russia
22:02.1
(0+0)
Olena Zubrilova
  Belarus
22:25.2
(0+0)
10 km pursuit[7] Uschi Disl
  Germany
33:32.5
(1+0+2+1)
Liu Xianying
  China
33:50.4
(0+1+1+2)
Olga Zaitseva
  Russia
34:13.1
(0+1+1+2)
15 km individual[8] Andrea Henkel
  Germany
52:37.5
(0+1+0+0)
Sun Riboun
  China
53:07.7
(0+1+0+1)
Linda Tjørhom
  Norway
53:11.8
(1+0+0+0)
4 × 6 km relay[9]   Russia
Olga Pyleva
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
Olga Zaitseva
1:13:44.4
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+3) (0+0)
  Germany
Uschi Disl
Katrin Apel
Andrea Henkel
Kati Wilhelm
1:14:25.8
(0+3) (1+3)
(0+2) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+1)
  Belarus
Ekaterina Ivanova
Olga Nazarova
Lyudmila Ananko
Olena Zubrylava
1:14:37.6
(0+0) (1+3)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+3)
12.5 km mass start[10] Gro Marit Istad Kristiansen
  Norway
41:40.3
(0+1+0+3)
Anna Carin Olofsson
  Sweden
41:44.0
(0+1+1+1)
Olga Pyleva
  Russia
41:48.7
(1+1+1+0)

MixedEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 6 km W+M relay[11]   Russia
Olga Pyleva
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Ivan Cherezov
Nikolay Kruglov, Jr.
1:13:24.1
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+2) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)
  Russia
Anna Bogaliy-Titovets
Olga Zaitseva
Sergey Tchepikov
Sergey Rozhkov
1:13:31.4
(0+0) (0+0)
(1+3) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+3)
  Germany
Uschi Disl
Kati Wilhelm
Michael Greis
Ricco Groß
1:13:58.3
(1+3) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+3)

Medal summaryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)5016
2  Germany (GER)3429
3  Russia (RUS)1326
4  Czech Republic (CZE)1001
5  China (CHN)0202
6  Sweden (SWE)0101
7  Belarus (BLR)0022
8  Austria (AUT)0011
  France (FRA)0011
  Latvia (LAT)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030

ReferencesEdit