Biathlon World Championships 2017

The 49th Biathlon World Championships was held from 9 to 19 February 2017 in Hochfilzen, Austria.[1] There were a total of 11 competitions: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start, and relay races for men and women, and mixed relay. All the events during this championships also count for the Biathlon World Cup season.

Host selectionEdit

The second candidate city was Östersund, Sweden. Hochfilzen was selected as the host city on September 2 2012 during the X IBU Congress in Merano, Italy (27 to 20 votes). This will be fourth time when World Championships will be held in Hochfilzen; the city had previously hosted the event in 1978, 1998 and 2005.

ScheduleEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).[2]

Date Time Event
9 February 14:45 2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km Mixed Relay
10 February 14:45 Women's 7.5 km Sprint
11 February 14:45 Men's 10 km Sprint
12 February 10:30 Women's 10 km Pursuit
14:45 Men's 12.5 km Pursuit
15 February 14:30 Women's 15 km Individual
16 February 14:30 Men's 20 km Individual
17 February 14:45 Women's 4 × 6 km Relay
18 February 14:45 Men's 4 × 7.5 km Relay
19 February 11:30 Women's 12.5 km Mass Start
14:45 Men's 15 km Mass Start

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)7108
2  France (FRA)1247
3  Czech Republic (CZE)1214
4  United States (USA)1102
5  Russia (RUS)1012
6  Norway (NOR)0314
7  Belarus (BLR)0101
  Ukraine (UKR)0101
9  Austria (AUT)0022
10  Finland (FIN)0011
  Italy (ITA)0011
Totals (11 nations)11111133

Top athletesEdit

All athletes with two or more medals.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Laura Dahlmeier (GER)5106
2  Simon Schempp (GER)2002
  Vanessa Hinz (GER)2002
4  Martin Fourcade (FRA)1225
5  Gabriela Koukalová (CZE)1113
6  Anton Shipulin (RUS)1012
7  Johannes Thingnes Bø (NOR)0303
8  Quentin Fillon Maillet (FRA)0202
9  Anaïs Chevalier (FRA)0123
10  Marie Dorin Habert (FRA)0112
11  Simon Eder (AUT)0022

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km sprint[3]
details
Benedikt Doll
  Germany
23:27.4
(0+0)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Norway
23:28.1
(0+0)
Martin Fourcade
  France
23:50.5
(1+1)
12.5 km pursuit[4]
details
Martin Fourcade
  France
30:16.9
(0+0+0+1)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Norway
30:39.7
(1+1+1+0)
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
  Norway
30:42.5
(0+0+0+1)
20 km individual[5]
details
Lowell Bailey
  United States
48:07.4
(0+0+0+0)
Ondřej Moravec
  Czech Republic
48:10.7
(0+0+0+0)
Martin Fourcade
  France
48:28.6
(1+0+1+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay[6]
details
  Russia
Alexey Volkov
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Anton Shipulin
1:14:15.0
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
  France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Simon Desthieux
Martin Fourcade
1:14:20.8
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+3) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
  Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Julian Eberhard
Simon Eder
Dominik Landertinger
1:14:35.1
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
15 km mass start[7]
details
Simon Schempp
  Germany
35:38.3
(0+0+0+0)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Norway
35:47.3
(0+0+0+1)
Simon Eder
  Austria
35:48.4
(0+0+0+0)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
7.5 km sprint[8]
details
Gabriela Koukalová
  Czech Republic
19:12.6
(0+0)
Laura Dahlmeier
  Germany
19:16.6
(0+0)
Anaïs Chevalier
  France
19:37.7
(0+0)
10 km pursuit[9]
details
Laura Dahlmeier
  Germany
28:02.3
(1+0+0+0)
Darya Domracheva
  Belarus
28:13.9
(0+0+0+0)
Gabriela Koukalová
  Czech Republic
28:18.9
(2+0+1+0)
15 km individual[10]
details
Laura Dahlmeier
  Germany
41:30.1
(1+0+0+0)
Gabriela Koukalová
  Czech Republic
41:54.8
(1+0+0+0)
Alexia Runggaldier
  Italy
43:15.7
(0+0+0+0)
4 × 6 km relay[11]
details
  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Maren Hammerschmidt
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
1:11:16.6
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)
  Ukraine
Iryna Varvynets
Yuliia Dzhima
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Olena Pidhrushna
1:11:23.0
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
Marie Dorin Habert
1:11:24.7
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+3) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
12.5 km mass start[12]
details
Laura Dahlmeier
  Germany
33:13.8
(0+0+0+0)
Susan Dunklee
  United States
33:18.4
(0+0+0+0)
Kaisa Mäkäräinen
  Finland
33:33.9
(1+0+0+0)

MixedEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2 × 6 + 2 × 7.5 km W+M relay[13]
details
  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Laura Dahlmeier
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
1:09:06.4
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Marie Dorin Habert
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Martin Fourcade
1:09:08.6
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (1+3)
(0+0) (0+0)
  Russia
Olga Podchufarova
Tatiana Akimova
Alexander Loginov
Anton Shipulin
1:09:09.6
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+0)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oslo and Hochfilzen Selected as World Championship Host". biathlonworld.com. September 2, 2012. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "Schedule". Archived from the original on 2017-02-27. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  3. ^ Men's sprint results
  4. ^ Men's pursuit results
  5. ^ Men's individual results
  6. ^ Men's relay results
  7. ^ Men's mass start results
  8. ^ Women's sprint results
  9. ^ Women's pursuit results
  10. ^ Women's individual results
  11. ^ Women's relay results
  12. ^ Women's mass start results
  13. ^ Mixed relay results

External linksEdit