Biathlon World Championships 2019

The Biathlon World Championships 2019 took place in Östersund, Sweden, from 6 to 17 March 2019.

Biathlon World Championships 2019
Host cityÖstersund
CountrySweden
Events12
Opening ceremony6 March
Closing ceremony17 March
Officially opened byCarl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Main venueÖstersund Ski Stadium

There were a total of 12 competitions: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start, and relay races for men and women, and two mixed relay races. The single mixed relay was on the program of the World Championships for the first time. All the events during this championships also counted for the 2018–19 Biathlon World Cup season.

Host selectionEdit

On 7 September 2014, Östersund won the voting (27 votes) in St. Wolfgang, Austria over Antholz, Italy (16 votes), Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic (4 votes) and Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia (2 votes).[1] This was third time when World Championships was held in Östersund; the town had previously hosted the event in 1970 and 2008.

ScheduleEdit

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

Date Time Event
7 March 16:15 W 2 × 6 km + M 2 × 7.5 km mixed relay
8 March 16:15 Women's 7.5 km sprint
9 March 16:30 Men's 10 km sprint
10 March 13:45 Women's 10 km pursuit
16:10 Men's 12.5 km pursuit
12 March 15:30 Women's 15 km individual
13 March 16:10 Men's 20 km individual
14 March 17:10 W 6 km + M 7.5 km single mixed relay
16 March 13:15 Women's 4 × 6 km relay
16:30 Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
17 March 13:15 Women's 12.5 km mass start
16:00 Men's 15 km mass start

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Sweden)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)5319
2  Germany (GER)2237
3  Italy (ITA)2215
4  Sweden (SWE)*1113
5  Ukraine (UKR)1012
6  Slovakia (SVK)1001
7  Russia (RUS)0213
8  France (FRA)0134
9  Bulgaria (BUL)0101
10  Austria (AUT)0011
Totals (10 nations)12121236

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km sprint[3]
details
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Norway
24:37.6
(0+1)
Alexander Loginov
  Russia
24:51.3
(0+0)
Quentin Fillon Maillet
  France
24:54.1
(0+0)
12.5 km pursuit[4]
details
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
  Ukraine
31:54.1
(2+0+0+0)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
  Norway
32:02.4
(0+1+1+3)
Quentin Fillon Maillet
  France
32:11.8
(2+0+0+1)
20 km individual[5]
details
Arnd Peiffer
  Germany
52:42.4
(0+0+0+0)
Vladimir Iliev
  Bulgaria
53:51.1
(0+1+0+0)
Tarjei Bø
  Norway
53:51.5
(0+1+0+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay[6]
details
  Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
1:12:03.7
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+3)
  Germany
Erik Lesser
Roman Rees
Arnd Peiffer
Benedikt Doll
1:12:41.8
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+1)
  Russia
Matvey Eliseev
Nikita Porshnev
Dmitry Malyshko
Alexander Loginov
1:13:07.8
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
15 km mass start[7]
details
Dominik Windisch
  Italy
40:54.1
(1+1+1+0)
Antonin Guigonnat
  France
41:16.9
(2+0+0+1)
Julian Eberhard
  Austria
41:17.4
(0+0+3+1)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
7.5 km sprint[8]
details
Anastázia Kuzminová
  Slovakia
22:17.5
(1+0)
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
  Norway
22:27.2
(0+0)
Laura Dahlmeier
  Germany
22:30.1
(0+0)
10 km pursuit[9]
details
Denise Herrmann
  Germany
31:45.9
(0+0+2+0)
Tiril Eckhoff
  Norway
32:17.3
(0+0+2+0)
Laura Dahlmeier
  Germany
32:17.5
(0+0+1+0)
15 km individual[10]
details
Hanna Öberg
  Sweden
43:10.4
(0+0+0+0)
Lisa Vittozzi
  Italy
43:34.0
(0+0+0+0)
Justine Braisaz
  France
43:42.9
(0+0+1+0)
4 × 6 km relay[11]
details
  Norway
Synnøve Solemdal
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
1:12:00.1
(0+2) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+2) (1+3)
(0+1) (0+0)
  Sweden
Linn Persson
Mona Brorsson
Anna Magnusson
Hanna Öberg
1:12:24.4
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+3)
  Ukraine
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Vita Semerenko
Yuliia Dzhima
Valentyna Semerenko
1:12:35.2
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
12.5 km mass start[12]
details
Dorothea Wierer
  Italy
37:26.4
(0+0+0+2)
Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht
  Russia
37:31.3
(0+0+1+1)
Denise Herrmann
  Germany
37:41.8
(0+1+2+1)

MixedEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km W+M relay[13]
details
  Norway
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
Tiril Eckhoff
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
1:17:41.4
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Denise Herrmann
Arnd Peiffer
Benedikt Doll
1:17:54.5
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+2)
  Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Lukas Hofer
Dominik Windisch
1:18:51.0
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+2) (0+3)
(0+2) (0+3)
6 km W + 7.5 km M single relay[14]
details
  Norway
Marte Olsbu Røiseland
Johannes Thingnes Bø
35:43.2
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
  Italy
Dorothea Wierer
Lukas Hofer
35:56.6
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+1)
  Sweden
Hanna Öberg
Sebastian Samuelsson
36:03.2
(0+2) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+1)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IBU WCH´s 2019 elected". International Biathlon Union. 7 September 2014. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Competition schedule". Archived from the original on 2019-04-12. Retrieved 2018-12-16.
  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
  14. ^ Single mixed relay results

External linksEdit