Biathlon World Championships 2012

The 45th Biathlon World Championships were held in Ruhpolding, Germany, from 1 to 11 March 2012.

There were total of 11 competitions held: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start and relay races for men and women, and a mixed relay. All events during the championships also counted for the 2011–12 Biathlon World Cup season.

Schedule of eventsEdit

 
Biathlon World Championships 2012 official logo

The schedule of the event stands below. All times in CET.[1]

Date Time Event
1 March 15:30 2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km mixed relay
3 March 12:30 Men's 10 km sprint
15:30 Women's 7.5 km sprint
4 March 13:15 Men's 12.5 km pursuit
16:00 Women's 10 km pursuit
6 March 15:15 Men's 20 km individual
7 March 15:15 Women's 15 km individual
9 March 15:15 Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
10 March 15:15 Women's 4 × 6 km relay
11 March 13:30 Men's 15 km mass start
16:00 Women's 12.5 km mass start

Medal winnersEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
20 km individual[2]
details
Jakov Fak
  Slovenia
46:48.2
(0+0+0+1)
Simon Fourcade
  France
46:55.2
(0+0+1+0)
Jaroslav Soukup
  Czech Republic
47:00.5
(0+1+0+0)
10 km sprint[3]
details
Martin Fourcade
  France
24:18.6
(1+1)
Emil Hegle Svendsen
  Norway
24:33.7
(1+1)
Carl Johan Bergman
  Sweden
24:36.3
(0+0)
12.5 km pursuit[4]
details
Martin Fourcade
  France
33:39.4
(1+1+0+2)
Carl Johan Bergman
  Sweden
33:44.6
(0+1+1+0)
Anton Shipulin
  Russia
34:01.5
(1+0+0+0)
15 km mass start[5]
details
Martin Fourcade
  France
38:25.4
(0+1+1+0)
Björn Ferry
  Sweden
38:28.4
(0+0+0+0)
Fredrik Lindström
  Sweden
38:28.8
(0+1+1+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay[6]
details
  Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Rune Brattsveen
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
1:17:26.8
(0+0) (1+3)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
  France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Simon Fourcade
Alexis Bœuf
Martin Fourcade
1:17:56.5
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+3)
  Germany
Simon Schempp
Andreas Birnbacher
Michael Greis
Arnd Peiffer
1:18:19.8
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+2) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km individual[7]
details
Tora Berger
  Norway
42:30.0
(1+0+0+0)
Marie-Laure Brunet
  France
43:26.4
(0+0+0+1)
Helena Ekholm
  Sweden
43:41.4
(1+0+0+0)
7.5 km sprint[8]
details
Magdalena Neuner
  Germany
21:07.0
(0+0)
Darya Domracheva
  Belarus
21:22.2
(0+0)
Vita Semerenko
  Ukraine
21:44.6
(0+0)
10 km pursuit[9]
details
Darya Domracheva
  Belarus
29:39.6
(0+1+1+0)
Magdalena Neuner
  Germany
30:04.7
(0+1+0+2)
Olga Vilukhina
  Russia
30:55.0
(0+0+1+0)
12.5 km mass start[10]
details
Tora Berger
  Norway
35:41.6
(0+0+1+0)
Marie-Laure Brunet
  France
35:49.7
(0+0+0+1)
Kaisa Mäkäräinen
  Finland
35:54.3
(0+0+0+1)
4 × 6 km relay[11]
details
  Germany
Tina Bachmann
Magdalena Neuner
Miriam Gössner
Andrea Henkel
1:09:33.0
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+3) (1+3)
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
  France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sophie Boilley
Anaïs Bescond
Marie Dorin
1:10:01.5
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
  Norway
Fanny Welle-Strand Horn
Elise Ringen
Synnøve Solemdal
Tora Berger
1:10:12.5
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+0)

MixedEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km relay[12]
details
  Norway
Tora Berger
Synnøve Solemdal
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Emil Hegle Svendsen
1:12:29.3
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+2)
  Slovenia
Andreja Mali
Teja Gregorin
Klemen Bauer
Jakov Fak
1:12:49.5
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+3) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
  Germany
Andrea Henkel
Magdalena Neuner
Andreas Birnbacher
Arnd Peiffer
1:13:02.1
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (1+3)

Medal tableEdit

Top nationsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)4116
2  France (FRA)3508
3  Germany (GER)2125
4  Belarus (BLR)1102
  Slovenia (SLO)1102
6  Sweden (SWE)0235
7  Russia (RUS)0022
8  Czech Republic (CZE)0011
  Finland (FIN)0011
  Ukraine (UKR)0011
Totals (10 nations)11111133

Top athletesEdit

All athletes with two or more medals.

RankBiathleteGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Martin Fourcade (FRA)3104
2  Tora Berger (NOR)3014
3  Magdalena Neuner (GER)2114
4  Emil Hegle Svendsen (NOR)2103
5  Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR)2002
6  Darya Domracheva (BLR)1102
  Jakov Fak (SLO)1102
8  Andrea Henkel (GER)1012
  Synnøve Solemdal (NOR)1012
10  Marie-Laure Brunet (FRA)0303
11  Simon Fourcade (FRA)0202
12  Carl Johan Bergman (SWE)0112
13  Andreas Birnbacher (GER)0022
  Arnd Peiffer (GER)0022
Totals (14 biathletes)1611936

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IBU World Championships". Biathlonworld.com. Archived from the original on 2011-10-16. Retrieved 2011-11-03.
  2. ^ Men's 20 km individual final results
  3. ^ Men's 10 km sprint final results Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Men's 12.5 km pursuit final results Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Men's 15 km mass start final results Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Men's relay final results Archived March 17, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Women's 15 km individual final results Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Women's 7.5 km sprint final results Archived 2014-02-02 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Women's 10 km pursuit final results Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Women's 12.5 km mass start final Results Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Women's relay final results Archived 2012-03-17 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ Mixed relay final results Archived 2014-02-02 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit